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Old November 19th, 2008, 10:21 AM
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Default How to show plain format from html

Hi Imar,

From your Webshop's SendConfirmationMessage is working great in html format. I need to send email in plain format, not html. How can I do it?

Your kind advice would be appreciated.

Public Shared Function GetHtmlFromControl(ByVal theControl As WebControl) As String
        Dim myStringBuilder As StringBuilder = New StringBuilder()
        Dim myStringWriter As System.IO.StringWriter = _
              New IO.StringWriter(myStringBuilder)
        Dim myHtmlTextWriter As HtmlTextWriter = New HtmlTextWriter(myStringWriter)
        Return myStringBuilder.ToString()
    End Function
    Public Shared Sub SendConfirmationMessage( _
        ByVal theShoppingCart As ShoppingCart, ByVal orderId As Integer, _
        ByVal userName As String, ByVal emailAddress As String)

            Dim myGridView As GridView = CreateGridView()
            myGridView.DataSource = theShoppingCart.Items

            If myGridView.Rows.Count > 0 Then
                myGridView.FooterRow.Cells(0).Text = "Totals:"
                myGridView.FooterRow.Cells(3).Text = String.Format("{0:c}", theShoppingCart.Total)

                Dim theSubject As String = "Your order at Sports Camps"
                Dim theMessage As String = My.Computer.FileSystem.ReadAllText _

                Dim mySmtpClient As New System.Net.Mail.SmtpClient
                theMessage = theMessage.Replace("##ShoppingCart##", GetHtmlFromControl(myGridView))
                theMessage = theMessage.Replace("##OrderNumber##", orderId.ToString())
                mySmtpClient.Send("", emailAddress, theSubject, theMessage)
            End If
        Catch ex As Exception
        End Try
    End Sub

  <title>Your Order at Sports Camps WebShop</title>
  Dear customer,<br /><br />
  Thank you for your order at Sports Camps WebShop. Your order number is
          <b>##OrderNumber##</b><br /><br />
  Below you find a list of the products you have ordered. The goods will ship as
  soon as we receive your payment.<br /><br />
  <br /><br />
  Thanks<br /><br />
  The Sports Camps WebShop Team