MailMessage.Subject Property

Gets or sets the subject line for this e-mail message.

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

public string Subject { get; set; }
/** @property */
public String get_Subject ()

/** @property */
public void set_Subject (String value)

public function get Subject () : String

public function set Subject (value : String)

Not applicable.

Property Value

A String that contains the subject content.

Specify the encoding used for the subject by using the SubjectEncoding property.

The following code example demonstrates setting the Subject property.

public static void CreateTestMessage2(string server)
{
    string to = "jane@contoso.com";
    string from = "ben@contoso.com";
    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.";
    SmtpClient client = new SmtpClient(server);
    // Credentials are necessary if the server requires the client 
    // to authenticate before it will send e-mail on the client's behalf.
    client.UseDefaultCredentials = true;
    client.Send(message);
}

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

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