Subscript out of range: Error

Hi, I am retreiving values from a database to display them on a page as below

sql = "select genres, commision, bio, longbio, workinprogress, publication, showHidePrefs,otherworkshops from tblProfile where userid = " & Session("userID")
set rs = conn.execute(sql)

setting my array as below
if rs("showHidePrefs") <> "" then
      arrSH = Split(rs("showhideprefs"), ",")
else
      dim arrSH()
      redim arrSH(10)

      arrSH(0) = "0"
      arrSH(1) = "0"
      arrSH(2) = "0"
      arrSH(3) = "0"
      arrSH(4) = "0"
      arrSH(5) = "0"
      arrSH(6) = "0"
      arrSH(7) = "0"
end if

it is in the below part of the page where i get the error
r1 = ""
r2 = ""
if arrSH(5) = 1 then
 r1 = "checked"
else
 r2 = "checked"
end if


i am getting a "Subscript out of range: '[number: 5]" at the "ELSE" line
please do suggest how can I solve this error

thanks
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SquareHeadCommented:
I usually check for a recordset value like this (there are several ways to do this):

if not(IsNull(rs("showhideprefs")) or rs("showhideprefs") = "") then


Another thing to do may be to make sure you are getting records back in your recordset before you check the value of a specific field...

if not(rs.EOF and rs.BOF) then   'you have records being returned...
   'code goes here...
else
   response.write "No records returned!"
end if
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clockwatcherCommented:

Your showHidePrefs field for that user doesn't contain at least 6 commas.  You could use redim preserve to set your array length to 10 no matter what:

if rs("showHidePrefs") <> "" then
     arrSH = Split(rs("showhideprefs"), ",")
     redim preserve arrSH(10)
else ...
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kelvinwkwCommented:
try this


for i = 0 to ubound(arrSH)

if arrSH(i) = 1 then
 execute("r"&i+1&" = 'checked'")
else
 execute("r"&i+2&" = 'checked'")
end if

next
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