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MailAddress.User Property

Gets the user information from the address specified when this instance was created.

Namespace: System.Net.Mail
Assembly: System (in system.dll)

public string User { get; }
/** @property */
public String get_User ()

public function get User () : String

Not applicable.

Property Value

A String that contains the user name portion of the Address.

In a typical e-mail address, the user string includes all information preceding the "@" sign. For example, in "", the user is "tsmith".

The following code example displays the destination of an e-mail message.

public static void CreateTestMessage3()
    MailAddress to = new MailAddress("");
    MailAddress from = new MailAddress("");
    MailMessage message = new MailMessage(from, to);
    message.Subject = "Using the new SMTP client.";
    message.Body = @"Using this new feature, you can send an e-mail message from an application very easily.";
    // Use the application or machine configuration to get the 
    // host, port, and credentials.
    SmtpClient client = new SmtpClient();
    Console.WriteLine("Sending an e-mail message to {0} at {1} by using the SMTP host {2}.",
        to.User, to.Host, client.Host);

Windows 98, Windows Server 2000 SP4, Windows Millennium Edition, Windows Server 2003, Windows XP Media Center Edition, Windows XP Professional x64 Edition, Windows XP SP2, Windows XP Starter Edition

The Microsoft .NET Framework 3.0 is supported on Windows Vista, Microsoft Windows XP SP2, and Windows Server 2003 SP1.

.NET Framework

Supported in: 3.0, 2.0