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How can I make the value of my "mailaddress to" the value of a textbox?

Posted on 2009-05-13
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This will not work. ( mail.To.Add = textEmailAdd.Text;)

What am I doing wrong?
MailMessage mail = new MailMessage();
                mail.From = new MailAddress("do-not-reply@test.com");
                mail.To.Add = textEmailAdd.Text;
                mail.Subject = "Test E-Mail";
                mail.Body = html;
                mail.IsBodyHtml = true;
                SmtpClient smtp = new SmtpClient("test.smtp.com");
                smtp.Send(mail);

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mail.To.Add(new MailAddress(textEmailAdd.Text) );
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by:Walter Ritzel
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mail.To = textEmailAdd.Text;
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by:Jamie McAllister MVP
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mail.To.Add = new MailAddress(textEmailAdd.Text);
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Thanks so much.  I appreciate your help.
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Thanks to everyone.
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by:MaxOvrdrv2
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sorry wp and Jaime... but for future if anyone asks this, the Add option of the MailMessage object is a function... so you have to call it as such, and it takes a MailAddress var ...

cheers!
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by:Walter Ritzel
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Well,
my mistake is think of on the deprecated System.We.Mail namespace.... I look into an old code of mine...
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