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Posted on 2007-04-03
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What is wrong with the below - I am getting the following: Value of type 'System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection' cannot be converted to '1-dimensional array of System.Data.SqlClient.SqlConnection'. at this line: GetConnection = ret_conn
   

Protected Function GetConnection() As SqlConnection()

        Dim ret_conn As SqlConnection

        If mCN = String.Empty Then
            ret_conn = New SqlConnection(ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings("cn_catteam_dev").ConnectionString) 'Use Default
        Else
            ret_conn = New SqlConnection(mCN)
        End If

        ret_conn.Open()
        GetConnection = ret_conn

    End Function
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Question by:tbaseflug
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mem99999 earned 300 total points
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Try to remove () at first line

Protected Function GetConnection() As SqlConnection

        Dim ret_conn As SqlConnection

        If mCN = String.Empty Then
            ret_conn = New SqlConnection(ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings("cn_catteam_dev").ConnectionString) 'Use Default
        Else
            ret_conn = New SqlConnection(mCN)
        End If

        ret_conn.Open()
        GetConnection = ret_conn

    End Function
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by:Bob Learned
Bob Learned earned 200 total points
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Try this instead:
   Protected Function GetConnection() As SqlConnection

When you use empty parentheses at the end of a type, it denotes an array.

Bob
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