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I need the C# code to send an email

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I need the C# code to send an email that has an HTML body and a single attachment.  I don't think I need the complexity of making it multi-threaded, but do need as much efficiency as you can muster since I will be sending many emails.

I plan on running this process from a web service so I can run it from my website.

Any sample C# code would be much appreciated.  I use Visual Studio 2005.

thanks,
newbieweb
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This article should help you get started. It's written in VB and for ASP.NET but since you are going to run this as a web service all the code should pretty much be the same and if you have any problems converting it to C# just let me know. Basically, everything you want is in the System.Net.Mail namespace.
http://aspnet.4guysfromrolla.com/articles/080206-1.aspx
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Thanks, but converting emailing code from VB to C# has too many potential pitfalls, considering I don't konw VB and am weak on C# communications.  I'll wait to see if someone's got a C# version that's tested.

thanks,
nbw
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public void SendMail()
        {
            MailMessage mm = new MailMessage(); // create a new mail message
            mm.To.Add("toaddress@blah.com"); // Add an address to the "to" address list
            mm.From.Address = "fromaddress@blah.com"); // Set the from address
            mm.IsBodyHtml = true; // We want this to be an HTML email
            mm.Body = "<b>Bold</b><br /><br /><p>Test Message</p>"; // Set the body of the mail
            mm.Attachments.Add(new Attachment("c:\\myattachment.zip")); // Attach a file
            mm.Subject = "My Subject"; // Set the subject
           
            // Create a new smtp client instance, specifying our smtp server host
            SmtpClient smtp = new SmtpClient("myhost.smtp.com");  
            smtp.Send(mm); // Send the message

        }
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by:newbieweb
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Is this:

 mm.Body = "<b>Bold</b><br /><br /><p>Test Message</p>"; // Set the body of the mail

simply the HTML as a string?  How do I convert an HTML file to a string?
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thanks.

I just discovered I had another project going with some pretty nice emailing code.

thanks.
nbw
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