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Empty string to DBNull in Classic ASP

Posted on 2010-09-23
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I'm using classic ASP/VBScript and a SQL Server 2008 database.  I have  a text field that is optional. If a user leaves this field blank I want to sumbit a DBNull to my database.  How do I do this?

See attached Classic ASP/VBScrip code.




strEventAcronym = TRIM ( Request.Form( "eventAcronym" ) )

If strEventAcronym = "" Then
       strEventAcronym = ??? DBNULL ???
End If

' Perform INSERT

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Question by:cdemott33
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by:waltersnowslinarnold
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Dont pass any value from the front end, it automatically considers as NULL.
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by:cdemott33
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So how would I perform the Insert if there is not value?
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Here's the way I would do it.
strEventAcronym = TRIM ( Request.Form( "eventAcronym" ) )

If strEventAcronym = "" Then strEventAcronym = "NULL" End If

' Perform INSERT

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