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How to change font with stringbuilder in VB.NET

Hello.  I have simple text that is being sent to clients via smtp email.   I need to format the text so that the columns line up correctly.  To do this, I think I need to use a font such at Helvetica.  How can I do this?

Here is my code:
            aMsg.From = aAddressFrom
            aMsg.Subject = theSubject
            aMsg.Body = mystringbuilder.tostring  ---> NEED TO FORMAT THIS TO HELVETICA

            Dim smtp As System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient = New System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient
            smtp.Host = myEmailServer
Email Protocols.NET Programming

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8/22/2022 - Mon
Éric Moreau

When I need to line up data into a e-mail, I send a HTML formatted body. Tables align data very easily.

OK, I can try.  Can you send an example of what it would like like with the SMTP code that I am using?
Éric Moreau

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Hello.  I have the HTML portion working of the SMTP, but I am having difficulty getting my tables set up correctly.  It's because I am not use to reading HTML.  Can you provide an example or a resource for simple HTML tables?  Thank you!
Éric Moreau

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