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how to send an email  from a Gmail account  using ASP.Net (C#)

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I'm a very beginner to use C# language  for developing web applications . And i want to send an email from my Gmail account to specific employees that i will choose  from  a dropdown list

I have a table in the database  called  
Employee and it has the following attributes
* employee ID
employee Name
DepID
Designation
UserId
EmpGender
ShiftID
EmployeeEmailAddress



i'm using MS visual studio 2010 and i inserted this code for sending Email


using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using System.Net.Mail;


public partial class HRemployee_Staff_Absent_Report : System.Web.UI.Page
{
    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {

    }
    protected void btnWarning_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        string pGmailEmail = "candlfatma922@gmail.com"; //your gmail account
        string pGmailPassword = "Ff81219922"; //your password
        string pTo = "candl922@hotmail.com"; //To email address 
        string pSubject = "Absences Warning";
        string pBody = "Dear employee, your absences ";
        int employeeID = int.Parse(DDemployeeID.SelectedValue);


        System.Web.Mail.MailMessage myMail = new System.Web.Mail.MailMessage();
        myMail.Fields.Add
        ("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpserver",
        "smtp.gmail.com");
        myMail.Fields.Add
        ("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpserverport",
        "465");
        myMail.Fields.Add
        ("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendusing",
        "2");

        myMail.Fields.Add
         ("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpauthenticate", "1");
        myMail.Fields.Add
        ("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendusername",
        pGmailEmail);
        myMail.Fields.Add
        ("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/sendpassword",
        pGmailPassword);
        myMail.Fields.Add
        ("http://schemas.microsoft.com/cdo/configuration/smtpusessl",
        "true");

        myMail.From = pGmailEmail;
        myMail.To = pTo;
        myMail.Subject = pSubject;
        myMail.BodyFormat = System.Web.Mail.MailFormat.Text;
        myMail.Body = pBody;

        System.Web.Mail.SmtpMail.SmtpServer = "smtp.gmail.com:465";
        System.Web.Mail.SmtpMail.Send(myMail);

        LblMessage.Text=" The Warning as been sent";
            

    }
}

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How can i modify this code so i can send an email for specific  employee email from a dropdown list that displays the employee ID
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Question by:Candel922
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by:pr0t0c0l12
ID: 38774319
--------------configuration file --------------------------
<configuration>
  <system.net>
    <mailSettings>
      <smtp from="example@domain.com" deliveryMethod="Network">
          <network host="smtp.gmail.com" port="587"
              userName="example@domain.com" password="password"/>
      </smtp>
    </mailSettings>
  </system.net>
</configuration>
----------------------------------------


-----------------button function ---------------------

var message = new MailMessage("test.email.com");
// here is an important part:
message.From = new MailAddress("example@domain.com", "Mailer");
// it's superfluous part here since from address is defined in .config file
// in my example. But since you don't use .config file, you will need it.

var client = new SmtpClient();
client.EnableSsl = true;
client.Send(message);
------------------------------------------------------

hope that helps you.
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Meir Rivkin earned 2000 total points
ID: 38774330
add the following function:

private void SendEmail(string from, List<string> toList, string subject, string body)
{

const string fromPassword = "fromPassword";

var smtp = new SmtpClient
           {
               Host = "smtp.gmail.com",
               Port = 587,
               EnableSsl = true,
               DeliveryMethod = SmtpDeliveryMethod.Network,
               UseDefaultCredentials = false,
               Credentials = new NetworkCredential(fromAddress.Address, fromPassword)
           };
var message = new MailMessage
                     {
 From = new MailAddress(from),
                         Subject = subject,
                         Body = body
                     };

foreach(var toAddress in toList){
message.To.Add(toAddress);
}

{
    smtp.Send(message);
}
}

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by:Amandeep Singh Bhullar
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