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Format output in tabular format powershell and mail

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Below script will check all the snapshot and mail the output.
But when i receive output its not in the tabular format its come one line under one.

$a = "<style>"
$a = $a + "BODY{background-color:peachpuff;}"
$a = $a + "TABLE{border-width: 1px;border-style: solid;border-color: black;border-collapse: collapse;}"
$a = $a + "TH{border-width: 1px;padding: 0px;border-style: solid;border-color: black;}"
$a = $a + "TD{border-width: 1px;padding: 0px;border-style: solid;border-color: black;}"
$a = $a + "</style>"

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$a = get-vm | get-snapshot | select vm, name, description, @{N="SizeGB";E={[int]$_.sizegb}}, created

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Send-MailMessage -BodyAsHtml -From "test@test.com" -To "user@user.com" -Subject "Test" -Body $a -priority High -SmtpServer "smtpserver"

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Dinesh BabuMessaging Engineer

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Please paste the output here
Pavel NagaevLead email system administrator
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replace
$a = get-vm | get-snapshot | select vm, name, description, @{N="SizeGB";E={[int]$_.sizegb}}, created

with
$a = get-vm | get-snapshot | select vm, name, description, @{N="SizeGB";E={[int]$_.sizegb}}, created | ConvertTo-HTML -Head $a

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Giving below error
Send-MailMessage : Cannot convert 'System.Object[]' to the type 'System.String'
 required by parameter 'Body'. Specified method is not supported.

Author

Commented:
if you convert to html this is what output you get
<!DOCTYPE html PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD XHTML 1.0 Strict//EN"  "http://www.w3.org/TR/xhtml1/DTD/xhtml1-strict.dtd">
<html xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">
<head>
...... and so on..
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I will test this and let know

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