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If query one table in linq to sql; how can I check if one fileld (an image field set to binary in dbml) is null or empty.

So say something like this

var results = from p in mycontext
                    where p.ID == _itemId  && p.photograph <> null
                       select p.photograph ;    
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by:Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3]
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IS NOT NULL
instead of <> NULL
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by:mugsey
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Thanks but this does not let me

The photograph field of of type BYTE so I need to check if there is nothing in that field
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Guy Hengel [angelIII / a3] earned 2000 total points
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please try this:

var results = from p in mycontext
                    where p.ID == _itemId  && p.photograph != null
                       select p.photograph ;     

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