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 Encoding SubjectEncoding { get; set; }
/** @property */
public Encoding get_SubjectEncoding ()

/** @property */
public void set_SubjectEncoding (Encoding value)

public function get SubjectEncoding () : Encoding

public function set SubjectEncoding (value : Encoding)

Not applicable.

Property Value

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.

MailMessage message = 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.
string someArrows = new string(new char[] {'\u2190', '\u2191', '\u2192', '\u2193'});
message.Body += Environment.NewLine + someArrows;
message.BodyEncoding =  System.Text.Encoding.UTF8;
message.Subject = "test message 1" + someArrows;
message.SubjectEncoding = System.Text.Encoding.UTF8;

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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