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css on email using -',css,email,smtp'

css on email  using -',css,email,smtp'

Has anyone found a good way of embeding CSS in a programatically produced email. The best way I have found is to put the style code into a resource file and call it into the code.

An emample would be

Dim objBuilder
objBuilder = New StringBuilder

objBuilder.Append("My Styled Email")

Dim _Body As String = objBuilder.ToString()

This would build the body of the email

Is there any way to make a template file for an email or a better way to call a style sheet into one.

The code in my .resx file would be

<STYLE TYPE="text/css">

    font-family: Tahoma, Verdana, Arial;
    font-size: 10pt;
    padding: 3px 0px 0px 0px;
    margin: 0px 0px 0px 0px;


And calling this into the string would call this inline

And with the answers below to send the message I would use this

Dim client As New SmtpClient("localhost")
Dim toAddr As New MailAddress(MailRecipients)
Dim fromAddr As New MailAddress(MailFrom)
Dim message As New MailMessage(fromAddress, toAddress)

message.Subject = "The Subject"
message.Body =  _Body
message.IsBodyHtml = True
message.BodyEncoding = System.Text.Encoding.UTF8



asked Sep 7, 2015 by rajesh
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