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Posted on 2010-08-27
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Last Modified: 2012-05-10
I have the following ASP.NET contact page.
The backend is MySql.

When I click submit and look at the data in MySql, it's not what I entered.
Here is what I get:

name: System.Web.UI.HtmlControls.HtmlInputText
email: System.Web.UI.HtmlControls.HtmlInputText
message: System.Web.UI.HtmlControls.HtmlInputText

Please help
using System;
using System.Collections;
using System.Configuration;
using System.Data;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.Security;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.HtmlControls;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls.WebParts;
using System.Xml.Linq;
using MySql.Data.MySqlClient;
using System.Data.SqlClient;

public partial class contact : System.Web.UI.Page
    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)


    protected void image_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
        MySqlConnection connection = new MySqlConnection("Network Address=localhost;" +
                                                "Initial Catalog='fabrics';" +
                                                "Persist Security Info=no;" +
                                                "User Name='root';" +

        string cmdText = "INSERT INTO tblProducts(name ,email ,message)";
        cmdText += "VALUES(?name ,?email ,?message);";

        MySqlCommand cmd = new MySqlCommand(cmdText, connection);

        cmd.CommandType = CommandType.Text;

        cmd.Parameters.Add("?name", MySqlDbType.VarChar).Value = name.ToString();

        cmd.Parameters.Add("?email", MySqlDbType.VarChar).Value = name.ToString();

        cmd.Parameters.Add("?message", MySqlDbType.VarChar).Value = name.ToString();


            int result = cmd.ExecuteNonQuery();

            lblError.Text = "Data Saved";
        catch (Exception ex)
            lblError.Text = ex.Message;

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Question by:Isaac
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Accepted Solution

roxviper earned 2000 total points
ID: 33540486

try name.Value instead

Expert Comment

ID: 33540513
u might need to specify size of the varchar while adding the parameters..


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