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MailMessage.SubjectEncoding Property

Gets or sets the encoding used for the subject content for this e-mail message.

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

Public Property SubjectEncoding As Encoding

Property Value

Type: System.Text.Encoding
An Encoding that was used to encode the Subject property.

If a mail agent has difficulty with a SubjectEncoding of Unicode, use UTF8.

The following code example demonstrates setting the SubjectEncoding property.

Dim message As New MailMessage([from], [to])
message.Body = "This is a test e-mail message sent by an application. "
' Include some non-ASCII characters in body and subject.
Dim someArrows As New String(New Char() {ChrW(&H2190), ChrW(&H2191), ChrW(&H2192), ChrW(&H2193)})
message.Body += Environment.NewLine & someArrows
message.BodyEncoding = Encoding.UTF8
message.Subject = "test message 1" & someArrows
message.SubjectEncoding = Encoding.UTF8

.NET Framework

Supported in: 4, 3.5, 3.0, 2.0

.NET Framework Client Profile

Supported in: 4, 3.5 SP1

Windows 7, Windows Vista SP1 or later, Windows XP SP3, Windows XP SP2 x64 Edition, Windows Server 2008 (Server Core not supported), Windows Server 2008 R2 (Server Core supported with SP1 or later), Windows Server 2003 SP2

The .NET Framework does not support all versions of every platform. For a list of the supported versions, see .NET Framework System Requirements.