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Posted on 2004-10-19
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Hi There,

I am trying convert a function that I was using in asp to asp .net, I keep getting the error "overload resolution failed because no accessable 'create instance' can be called without a narrowing conversion". What have I missed?

Sean

    Public Shared Function killChars(ByVal strWords As String)

        Dim newChars As String
        Dim i As Integer

        Dim badChars As Array = Array.CreateInstance(GetType(String), "select", "drop", ";", "--", "insert", "delete", "xp_", "execute")
        newChars = strWords

        For i = badChars.GetLowerBound(0) To badChars.GetUpperBound(0)
            newChars = Replace(newChars, badChars(i), "")
        Next

        killChars = newChars

    End Function
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Hi bullrout,

as i see from the definition of the CreateInstance in MSDN you can not do that for string objects
have you tried this

Dim badChars() as String = { "select", "drop", ";", "--", "insert", "delete", "xp_", "execute" }

Regards!
B..M
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by:bullrout
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Works like a treat thanks BM.

Sean
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