Hi Strange one this, i am using the code below to send an email<BR><BR>Sending the email is no problem either HTML or TEXT although no matter how long the body is in the code only 1024 characters are actually sent<BR><BR>Any help would save my hair line no end - cheers<BR><BR> Dim msgMail As New MailMessage()<BR> Dim BodyHead As String<BR> BodyHead = "no matter what i put in here only 1024 characters are sent"<BR><BR> msgMail.To = "test@test.com"<BR> msgMail.From = "test@test.com"<BR> msgMail.Subject = "Over 1024 chars... "<BR><BR> msgMail.BodyFormat = MailFormat.Html<BR> msgMail.Body = BodyHead<BR><BR> SmtpMail.Send(msgMail)<BR>