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Grideview Bound field is not allowing me to display Null Data.

ocdc asked
Last Modified: 2013-11-26
I need the null fields to just be blank or display the text "open", but it shows "1/1/1900" in the gridview column.  Thanks.  
<asp:BoundField DataField="End_Date" HeaderText="<%$ Resources:Resource, GridView6 %>" NullDisplayText="no data" DataFormatString="{0:d}"
                    SortExpression="End_Date" >
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