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Posted on 2009-05-15
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Hi,
How do I get this to work?

.pricew4wd = (From p In q...<price> _
                  Where (p.@vehicle = "yes") _
                  Select (pricew4wd = p.Value.FirstOrDefault(), _      
                  FormatNumber(pricew4wd, 2)), _

I am getting a syntax error.

Thanks
Tania
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by:Fernando Soto
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Is this Linq to XML? If so can you post the XML and the full query that you are using so that we can determin where the syntax error is. If it is NOT Linq to XML can you give more details.
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by:Fernando Soto
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Something like this should work but without seeing the whole query and code around it, it is hard to tell.

pricew4wd = (From p In q...<price> _
                        Where p.@vehicle = "yes" _
                        Select pricew4wd = p.Value).FirstOrDefault()
                   
Dim numFormatted As Single = FormatNumber(pricew4wd, 2))
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by:Tania_Farmer
ID: 24395956
Hi,
Thanks - sorry missed your reply.

<product code="lr" title="4wd Bush Driving">
      <duration>1 Day</duration>
      <visible>true</visible>
      <prices>
        <price vehicle="yes" >245</price>
        <price vehicle="no">180</price>
      </prices>
</product>

I got this working - is it ok to use structurally?

Select pricewo4wd = Formatnumber(p.Value,2)).FirstOrDefault(), _


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Fernando Soto earned 500 total points
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From what you are showing of the statement that should be fine as well.
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