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how to check if datasource is empty before binding it to gridview in asp.net

Shiva-Kumar
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Hi

I am using the following code to get the data from database and bind it to gridview.

dim  mySqlString = "Select columname from table where xyz = 1"
Me.Gridview1.DataSource = CType(DataProvider.Instance().ExecuteSQL(mySqlString.ToString(), myParam), IDataReader)
Me.Gridview1.DataBind()

How can check if the query returned no rows before binding it to database.

Thanks



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