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Quick Mail

, 7 Apr 2003
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Easy way to send mails using SMTP, in .NET.

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Quick Mail is a simple way to send mail using SMTP, in .NET. Moreover, my article will provide the usage of DataGrid, XML manipulation and tab control.

Brief Description

QuickMail is a utility that you can use to send mails easily. The most common use is to add, edit and delete groups, and users based on groups.

It provides a facility to frame a mail in HTML and rich text formats. Not only mails, it supports adding attachments with mail. Provided, you have to specify the SMTP server name.

Here, you can create a group and create username based on group. You can easily edit, delete usernames and group information. Here, I have developed "Add Recipient" form like Outlook and "Set Font Properties" form like Windows.

Mainly, you can send the mail here with HTML and text options. You can attach any file with your mail. Provided, you have to specify the SMTP server name here. If SMTP server is running in your machine, you can refer "localhost". Otherwise, give proper SMTP server name which you are using.

Here, I have not used any database for storing your group and user name information. I have used XML. So, it's easy to use.

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Source code is free for anyone.


This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)


About the Author

Ashraf Mohamed
Web Developer
United States United States
I am a system analyst and have been with Microsoft & Sun Technologies for more than 7 years. I have always been fascinated by java and .NET. I take lot of technical articles and writing them.

I am a Sun Certified Java Programmer for Java 2 Platform 1.4 , Web component developer Java 2 Platform - Enterprise Edition 1.4 and Microsoft certified developer using C#.NET in Web Development ASP.NET.

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Comments and Discussions

AnswerRe: thanx and Q..? Pin
Mohamed Ashraf26-Apr-03 22:39
memberMohamed Ashraf26-Apr-03 22:39 
QuestionPlz can u help me with that ..? Pin
cloudnum_919-Apr-03 15:10
membercloudnum_919-Apr-03 15:10 
AnswerRe: Plz can u help me with that ..? Pin
Mohamed Ashraf20-Apr-03 19:25
memberMohamed Ashraf20-Apr-03 19:25 
GeneralA little advertisements ;) Pin
Quentin Pouplard11-Apr-03 6:09
memberQuentin Pouplard11-Apr-03 6:09 
GeneralRe: A little advertisements ;) Pin
Mohamed Ashraf14-Apr-03 2:44
memberMohamed Ashraf14-Apr-03 2:44 
QuestionHow to ... Pin
Sassan Komeili Zadeh9-Apr-03 1:06
memberSassan Komeili Zadeh9-Apr-03 1:06 
AnswerSetting up smtp server Pin
Mohamed Ashraf9-Apr-03 19:19
memberMohamed Ashraf9-Apr-03 19:19 
GeneralRe: Setting up smtp server Pin
Anonymous9-Apr-03 20:44
sussAnonymous9-Apr-03 20:44 
Dear Mohamed,

But I think you didn't get it.

Most SMTP Sevrers on Internet requires a username and password to send an email. Look the outlook advanced settings (My outgoing server requires authentication check box).

I asked how your application send mails with these kind of servers.

GeneralRe: Setting up smtp server Pin
Mohamed Ashraf9-Apr-03 23:49
memberMohamed Ashraf9-Apr-03 23:49 
AnswerRe: How to ... Pin
rado14-Apr-03 4:31
memberrado14-Apr-03 4:31 
GeneralRe: How to ... Pin
Mohamed Ashraf15-Apr-03 5:23
memberMohamed Ashraf15-Apr-03 5:23 
GeneralPOP Pin
noushadkc9-Apr-03 0:01
membernoushadkc9-Apr-03 0:01 
GeneralThanks - a very practical Pin
jhaga8-Apr-03 11:27
memberjhaga8-Apr-03 11:27 
GeneralYou put some work into this... Pin
Marc Clifton8-Apr-03 11:12
memberMarc Clifton8-Apr-03 11:12 
GeneralOK... Pin
Steve McLenithan8-Apr-03 9:43
memberSteve McLenithan8-Apr-03 9:43 
GeneralRe: OK... Pin
Mohamed Ashraf9-Apr-03 19:27
memberMohamed Ashraf9-Apr-03 19:27 
GeneralRe: OK... Pin
Steve McLenithan9-Apr-03 19:37
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