Table Cell Formatting Problem

Posted on 2004-08-26
Last Modified: 2010-04-25
I have pulled a recordset from an Excel Spreadsheet into a Dynamic Table and when I attempt to format some of the values as percentages, the web page will not load and the Error Type is Microsoft VBScript Runtime (0x800A000d), type mismatch: 'FormatPercent'. This occurs on line 71.

Here is the code:

<!--#include file="Connections/conHAWD.asp" -->
Dim Recordset1
Dim Recordset1_numRows

Set Recordset1 = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
Recordset1.ActiveConnection = MM_conHAWD_STRING
Recordset1.Source = "SELECT * FROM HAWDData"
Recordset1.CursorType = 0
Recordset1.CursorLocation = 2
Recordset1.LockType = 1

Recordset1_numRows = 0
Dim rsHAWD
Dim rsHAWD_numRows

Set rsHAWD = Server.CreateObject("ADODB.Recordset")
rsHAWD.ActiveConnection = MM_conHAWD_STRING
rsHAWD.Source = "SELECT * FROM HAWDData"
rsHAWD.CursorType = 0
rsHAWD.CursorLocation = 2
rsHAWD.LockType = 1

rsHAWD_numRows = 0
Dim Repeat1__numRows
Dim Repeat1__index

Repeat1__numRows = -1
Repeat1__index = 0
rsHAWD_numRows = rsHAWD_numRows + Repeat1__numRows
<!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.01 Transitional//EN" "">
<meta http-equiv="Content-Type" content="text/html; charset=iso-8859-1">
<title>Untitled Document</title>
<style type="text/css">
.style2 {font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: x-small; }
body,td,th {
      font-family: Verdana, Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif;
.style3 {font-size: x-small}

<table border="1" cellpadding="0" cellspacing="0">
  <tr class="style3">
    <td width="77"><pre class="style2">WWCO</pre></td>
    <td width="77"><pre class="style2">SPB</pre></td>
    <td width="77"><pre class="style2">WWCO</pre></td>
    <td width="77"><pre class="style2">SPB</pre></td>
    <td width="77"><pre class="style2">WWCO</pre></td>
    <td width="77"><pre class="style2">SPB</pre></td>
  <% While ((Repeat1__numRows <> 0) AND (NOT rsHAWD.EOF)) %>
  <tr class="style3">
    <td><pre class="style3"><%= FormatCurrency((rsHAWD.Fields.Item("F1").Value), 2, -2, -2, -2) %></pre></td>
    <td><pre class="style3"><%= FormatCurrency((rsHAWD.Fields.Item("F2").Value), 2, -2, -2, -2) %></pre></td>
    <td><pre class="style3"><%= FormatCurrency((rsHAWD.Fields.Item("F3").Value), 2, -2, -2, -2) %></pre></td>
    <td><pre class="style3"><%= FormatCurrency((rsHAWD.Fields.Item("F4").Value), 2, -2, -2, -2) %></pre></td>
    <td><pre class="style3"><%= FormatPercent((rsHAWD.Fields.Item("F5").Value), 2, -2, -2, -2) %></pre></td>  <-- This is the 1st problem line
    <td><pre class="style3"><%= FormatPercent((rsHAWD.Fields.Item("F6").Value), 2, -2, -2, -2) %></pre></td>  <-- This is the 2nd problem line

Set Recordset1 = Nothing
Set rsHAWD = Nothing

If I remove the FormatPercent from these lines the table loads properly albeit without the formating I require.

Any help would be appreciated.
Question by:BHHanley
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Expert Comment

ID: 11909627
What is your data type on field F6?

The error you are getting is one that you get when you cross data types.

Author Comment

ID: 11913980
The data from the spreadsheet is a calculated field (one cell value divided by another) which then displays as a percentage amount on the spreadsheet.

When the data pulls into the recordset and no formatting is applied to the value it will displays as follows: eg: Spreadsheet (32.5%)  Recordset Value (.3254258793)


Author Comment

ID: 11939066
I have solved the problem. There were cell values in the spreadsheet which were displaying divide by zero errors. This would cause the recordset formatting to crash. Once I changed these values to zero values, the applied formatting worked fine.

Please close this question and refund the points.


Expert Comment

ID: 11975193

sometime Excel data may be interpreted as text... Try to type cast all number data to be safe:


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