send email attachment

hi

i have an XmlDocument i want to email.   It does not have a file path - it is stored as a property of my class.

How do i do this?  without saving to file first.


i.e i want to say


MailAttachment attachment = new MailAttachment(this.myxmlDocument);  
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MrKevorkianAsked:
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existenz2Commented:
That is not possible as far I as know. You will need to write the XmlDocument to your hdd and attach it that way.
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MrKevorkianAuthor Commented:
thanks.
just found out  you can do it in 2005 with system.net.mail.



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existenz2Commented:
Could you post the url/code for it (to help some fellow coders)? ;)
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HanZuluCommented:
Since an Attachment in the SMTP Protocol requires that a file will be chosen from the Hard Disk
and not Memory, You will have to code internal routines that handle this.
Still the routines will be preparing a file that will be temporarly saved and deleted to the HardDisk,
But this way it will be transperent to you.

MailAttachment class should be created with 2 or more constructors. 1 for file name, 1 for file stream.
Second one should handle the file writing and attachment behind the scenes.

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