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Parse Form.Text for SqlDbType,Money

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Hi, I'm getting an error that I think is related to my SqlParameters. I'm not sure how to convert the values from formField.Text to the correct type for SqlDbType.  Here are the 2 that I think are causing problems:

cmd.Parameters.Add("@frmProductPrice",SqlDbType.Money);
cmd.Parameters["@frmProductPrice"].Value=frmPrice.Text;

//Do I need to indicate precision here?
cmd.Parameters.Add("@frmProductPrice",SqlDbType.Decimal);
cmd.Parameters["@frmProductPrice"].Value=Decimal.Parse(frmPrice.Text);


My error message:"System.FormatException: Input string was not in a correct format."
The error message refers to the line:

cmd.ExecuteNonQuery();
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You also need to convert frmPrice.Text to a Decimal.

cmd.Parameters["@frmProductPrice"].Value=Decimal.Parse(frmPrice.Text);
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Hi Thanks--I got the data in the database now but if I put 34.57 in--it will round it to 35.00.  Do I have to indicate precision in the decimal or do I have to put something in "formula" in the SqlServer for my money datatype field?
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I had to change my StoredProcedure to @frmProductPrice decimal(10,6). Works.
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