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Disallowed implicit conversion from data type varchar to data type money, table 'OPICForms.dbo.Applications', column 'TotalCost'. Use the CONVERT function to run this query.

Posted on 2007-04-03
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Hello Everyone, I get the following error from an UPDATE statement from a variable of the datatype money called "TotalCost"

MY CODE:


            strSQL = "UPDATE Applications SET ProjCtry='" & fnNullIfEmpty(request.form("ProjCtry")) & "', "    'added fnNullIfEmpty(strThis)
            strSQL = strSQL & "Industry='" & fnNullIfEmpty(request.form("Industry")) & "', "   'added fnNullIfEmpty(strThis)
            strSQL = strSQL & "TotalCost=" & fnMakeBlank(request.form("TotalCost")) & ", "
            strSQL = strSQL & "OPICLoan=" & fnMakeBlank(request.form("OPICLoan")) & ", "
            strSQL = strSQL & "OPICName='" & fnNullIfEmpty(request.form("OPICName")) & "', "            
            strSQL = strSQL & "Description='" & fnNullIfEmpty(request.form("Description")) & "', "  'added fnNullIfEmpty(strThis)
            strSQL = strSQL & "New = " & fnNullIfEmpty(request.form("New")) & " "  'added fnNullIfEmpty(strThis)
            strSQL = strSQL & "WHERE PID=" & Session("UserID")
            'response.write(strSQL)
            objConn.Execute(strSQL)


ERROR:

Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers error '80040e07'

[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver][SQL Server]Disallowed implicit conversion from data type varchar to data type money, table 'OPICForms.dbo.Applications', column 'TotalCost'. Use the CONVERT function to run this query.

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by:jmundsack
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Does fnMakeBlank(request.form("TotalCost")) result in a currency value that includes a dollar sign or other currency identifier, or separating commas, etc., e.g., 2,300.23 instead of 2300.23?

The currency identified and comma, I think would cause the specified error.
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by:Gemini532
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THat is correct!  This is because this field can have a huge number, and they want to see it separated by commas, however, it's giving me an error during the UPDATE, how can I fix it without changing the databtype to varchar...  Or is there no way to leave the datatype as money?
It's money right now, but it's giving me an error....  Can you help?
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by:Gemini532
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Does this mean I have to change the datatype to varchar?
is this what the problem is here? If it contains commas, than it must be varchar?
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Try this line for the total cost field:

            strSQL = strSQL & "TotalCost= CONVERT(money,'" & fnMakeBlank(request.form("TotalCost")) & "'), "

(Note the single-quote just after the word money, and the single-quote and end paren just prior to the final comma.)
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by:Gemini532
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Amazing, how did you know that?
hehe
Thank you!
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