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Insert label.text into sql money column

Posted on 2010-09-17
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Hello,
I am using VB inserting data into a sql server table. one of the values is in a label, but needs to go into a "money" column.

I'm using the following parameter to convert it but it is not working. Any ideas?

error says,  input string not in correct format

 Cmd2.Parameters.Add(New SqlParameter("Amount", Convert.ToDouble(Label2.Text)))
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Have u tried CDbl?

 Cmd2.Parameters.Add(New SqlParameter("Amount", CDbl(Label2.Text)))
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i get the same error with that..
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by:mlg101
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I found out I had no value to the label, so that is why it didnt work, but your way worked when it had value. thanks.
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by:rockiroads
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hmmm, what about cdec then, convert to decimal

 Cmd2.Parameters.Add(New SqlParameter("Amount", CDec(Label2.Text)))

or format as currency

 Cmd2.Parameters.Add(New SqlParameter("Amount", Format(Label2.Text, "Currency")))

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fyi for your other conversions you may want to do


CBool - use this function to convert to Bool data type
CByte - use this function to convert to Byte data type
CChar - use this function to convert to Char data type
CDate - use this function to convert to Date type
CDbl - use this function to convert to Double data type
CDec - use this function to convert to Decimal data type
CInt - use this function to convert to Integer data type
CLng - use this function to convert to Long data type
CObj - use this function to convert to Object type
CShort - use this function to convert to Short data type
CSng - use this function to convert to Single data type
CString - use this function to convert to String data type
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