Smtp.NET 3 Documentation

SmtpServer.BodyFile Property

Specifies a file name to load the body of the message from.

[Visual Basic]
Public Property BodyFile As String
[C#]
public string BodyFile {get; set;}

Property Value

A string that specifies the fully qualified pathname of a file to load the body of the message from.

Remarks

The file can contain either plain text or html. If html is specified, use the BodyFileFormat property to specify that the message is HTML.

Example

[C#]
            public void Send()
            {
                 SmtpServer oSmtpDotNet = new SmtpServer();
             
                 // Set the remote server name.  If left blank, "localhost" is used.
                 oSmtpDotNet.ServerAddress = "mail.domain.com";
                  
                 // Message Addressing
                 oSmtpDotNet.ToAddress = "to@domain.com";
                 oSmtpDotNet.FromAddress = "from@domain.com";
             
                 // Set the subject 
                 oSmtpDotNet.Subject = "Routine email";
                  
                 // Set the message body to the contents (html) found
                 // in the file c:\temp\page.html
                 oSmtpDotNet.BodyFile = "c:\\temp\\page.html";
            
                 ReturnCodes nRC = oSmtpDotNet.Send();
                 if ( nRC != ReturnCodes.SUCCESS )
                 {
                      Console.WriteLine("Error #"+nRC+" occurred.");
                      Console.WriteLine(oSmtpDotNet.LastError);
                      Console.Write(oSmtpDotNet.LogFileToString(false));
                      return;
                 }
             
                 // Success!
                 Console.WriteLine("Success!");
            }
            
[VB]
            Public Function Send() As Integer
                 Dim oSmtpDotNet As New SmtpServer()
                 Dim nRC As ReturnCodes
            
                 ' Set the remote server name.  If left blank, "localhost" is used.
                 oSmtpDotNet.ServerAddress = "mail.domain.com"
                 
                 ' Message Addressing
                 oSmtpDotNet.FromAddress = "from@domain.com"
                 oSmtpDotNet.ToAddress = "to@domain.com"
            
                 ' Set the subject 
                 oSmtpDotNet.Subject = "Routine email"
                  
                 ' Set the message body to the contents (html) found
                 ' in the file c:\temp\page.html
                 oSmtpDotNet.BodyFile = "c:\temp\page.html"
            
                 ' Send the message.  Get the return code and store it in the variable
                 ' nRC.  Then check nRC for success or failure
                 nRC = oSmtpDotNet.Send()
                 If (nRC <> ReturnCodes.SUCCESS) Then
                     ' A problem occurred.
                     ' Write out the last error encountered
                     Console.WriteLine(oSmtpDotNet.LastError)
                     ' Write out the log file contents
                     Console.WriteLine(oSmtpDotNet.LogFileToString(False))
                     Exit Function
                 End If
            
                 ' Success!
                 Console.WriteLine("Message Sent!")
            End Function
            

See Also

SmtpServer Class | SmtpServer Members | SmtpDotNet Namespace | BodyFileFormat