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insertparameters.add - integer

Posted on 2006-11-13
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I have the following that works fine to insert text into a database from a gridview:-

string Label1 =((TextBox)GridView1.FooterRow.FindControl ("txtLabel1")).Text;
ObjectDataSource1.InsertParameters.Add("Label1",Label1);
ObjectDataSource1.Insert();

What is the equivalent for an integer (based on the selected value from a dropdownlist)?

so far I've tried:-

int DDL = Convert.To Int32(((DropDownList)GridView1.FooterRow.FindControl("DDL1").SelectedValue);
ObjectDataSource1.InsertParameters.Add("DDLValue",DDL);
ObjectDataSource1.Insert();

but it returns an error on the insertparameters.add line

Thanks!
 
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Question by:doolinn
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by:strickdd
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Try passing a string instead of and int.
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by:Bob Learned
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What is the error?

Bob
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ObjectDataSource1.InsertParameters.Add("DDLValue",TypeCode.Int32,DDL.ToString());
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by:Vivek Thangaswamy
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If you are using .NET 2.0 the try this way

SqlCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@MyValue","Value");

for more
http://vivekthangaswamy.blogspot.com/2006/09/systemdatasqlclientsqlparametercollect.html
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by:doolinn
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thanks YZlat - the "Typecode.Int32,DDL.ToString()" addition did the trick.  
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