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  • cannot change font or color of text in writing email in windows 8.1. Tried changing to HTML in MSN "help" but there is no response
    Monday, September 24, 2018 3:30 AM

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  • Hi cheme1,

    Thank you for posting here. 

    If you want to send mail with font and color, you could try the code below.'

    using System; using System.Collections.Generic; using System.Linq; using System.Net; using System.Net.Mail; using System.Text; using System.Threading.Tasks; namespace ConsoleApp { class Send_mail { static void Main(string[] args) { string smtpAddress = "smtp.live.com"; int portNumber = 587; bool enableSSL = true; string emailFrom = "xxxx@hotmail.com"; string password = "xxxxxx"; string emailTo = "xxxxx@xxx.com";

    string s = "Hello"; string subject = s; string message1 = "something"; string message2 = "<font face='Arial Black' color='red'>something</font>";//"this is first line.<br><b>bold</b>" string message = "My message is " + message1 + " and " + message2; string body = message;//"Hello, I'm just writing this to say Hi!"; using (MailMessage mail = new MailMessage()) { mail.From = new MailAddress(emailFrom); mail.To.Add(emailTo); mail.Subject = subject; mail.Body = body; mail.IsBodyHtml = true; // Can set to false, if you are sending pure text. //mail.Attachments.Add(new Attachment("C:\\SomeFile.txt")); //mail.Attachments.Add(new Attachment("C:\\SomeZip.zip")); using (SmtpClient smtp = new SmtpClient(smtpAddress, portNumber)) { smtp.Credentials = new NetworkCredential(emailFrom, password); smtp.EnableSsl = enableSSL; smtp.Send(mail); } } } } }


    Best Regards,

    Wendy


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    Tuesday, September 25, 2018 8:09 AM
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  • Are you actually talking about sending an email in code? (This is a programming code forum).

    Or are you talking about just using an email client? (In which case, you're in the wrong place).

    Tuesday, September 25, 2018 8:13 AM