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C# Send email, loop through SQL database to get content

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Hi,

I have an issue where I need to loop through SQL to get the following information for an Approve/reject email.

Approval Status, UserTitle, Date Created, and User Notes

The tricky part about this is that this email is generated after a .NET workflow completion and there are several approval stages.  the email will need to have all of the above for each stage and at the same time it will have to properly format the notes with the break points

I am not sure where to begin in this.  I know how to display it in a ASP.NET page by utilizing a dataview and a repeater inside the dataview, but I do not know how to do it in a string that will be processed as an email

thank you for all of your help in advance
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by:thomasm1948
ID: 24416102
is there someone out there that can help me with this.....

I am really stuck on this and I need some help.  Below is basic code for getting a single row into some labels.  I need to do somthing similar but it needs to be able to go through mutiple rows and send it through email.

The code below with format the notes field correctly just in case there is someone that needs to how to fill a label with sql data

thank you for all of your help in advance
string _Batchid;
        _Batchid = "436";
        System.Data.DataSet SqldataSet1 = new System.Data.DataSet();
        System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection SqlCon1 = new System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection();
        string sConnSTr1 = null;
        sConnSTr1 = "server=server1;uid=spuser;pwd=password;database=SP_Server";
        SqlCon1.ConnectionString = sConnSTr1;
        SqlCon1.Open();
        System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand sqlCommand0 = new System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand();
        sqlCommand0.CommandType = System.Data.CommandType.StoredProcedure;
        sqlCommand0.CommandText = "Select_NoteEmail";
        sqlCommand0.Connection = SqlCon1;
        sqlCommand0.Parameters.Add(new System.Data.SqlClient.SqlParameter("@batchid", _Batchid));
        System.Data.SqlClient.SqlDataAdapter sqlDataAdapter0 = new System.Data.SqlClient.SqlDataAdapter(sqlCommand0);
        sqlDataAdapter0.Fill(SqldataSet1);              
        if (SqldataSet1.Tables[0].Rows.Count > 0)
        {
            
            lblApprovalType.Text = SqldataSet1.Tables[0].Rows[0]["NotesType"].ToString();
            lbluserTitle.Text = SqldataSet1.Tables[0].Rows[0]["UserTitle"].ToString();
            lblNotesDet.Text = SqldataSet1.Tables[0].Rows[0]["Notes"].ToString().Replace("\r\n", "<br>");
 
            
        }
        SqlCon1.Close();

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by:thomasm1948
ID: 24416593
i found the answer

The following is my code

I will keep this open just in case anyone has a question
int i = 0;
        string _Batchid;
        _Batchid = "159";
        string test = "";
        System.Data.DataSet SqldataSet1 = new System.Data.DataSet();
        System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection SqlCon1 = new System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection();
        string sConnSTr1 = null;
        sConnSTr1 = "server=server1;uid=spuser;pwd=password;database=SP_database";
        SqlCon1.ConnectionString = sConnSTr1;
        SqlCon1.Open();
        System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand sqlCommand0 = new System.Data.SqlClient.SqlCommand();
        sqlCommand0.CommandType = System.Data.CommandType.StoredProcedure;
        sqlCommand0.CommandText = "Select_NoteEmail";
        sqlCommand0.Connection = SqlCon1;
        sqlCommand0.Parameters.Add(new System.Data.SqlClient.SqlParameter("@batchid", _Batchid));
        System.Data.SqlClient.SqlDataAdapter sqlDataAdapter0 = new System.Data.SqlClient.SqlDataAdapter(sqlCommand0);
        sqlDataAdapter0.Fill(SqldataSet1);              
        if (SqldataSet1.Tables[0].Rows.Count > 0)
        {
            for (i = 0; i < SqldataSet1.Tables[0].Rows.Count; i++)
            {
 
                test += "<br />";
                test += SqldataSet1.Tables[0].Rows[i]["NotesType"].ToString() + " ";
                test += SqldataSet1.Tables[0].Rows[i]["UserTitle"].ToString() + "<br /><p>";
                test += SqldataSet1.Tables[0].Rows[i]["Notes"].ToString().Replace("\r\n", "<br>") + "<br />";
            }
            lblNotesDet.Text = test;
        }
        SqlCon1.Close();

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