Data reader error

Posted on 2011-02-14
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
when I try to execute the following code I get an error; the sql command isworking fine.

System.IndexOutOfRangeException: maxNumber

at line
newId = maxReader["maxNumber"].ToString();

      SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand("SELECT MAX(CAST(SUBSTRING(wid, 4, len(wid)) as INT))+1 as newId from myTable", cn);
        SqlDataReader Reader;
int newid;

if (!blnMatch)
                    foreach (DataRow objDR in objDT.Rows)
         Reader = cmd.ExecuteReader(CommandBehavior.CloseConnection);

                  while (Reader.Read())
                      newId = maxReader["newId "].ToString();
                                                cmdPart.Parameters["@newid"].Value = newId;
                                                cmdPart.Parameters["@userid"].Value = User.Identity.Name;
                                                cmdPart.Parameters["@date"].Value = DateTime.Now;

pls help.

Question by:ayha1999
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Daniel Reynolds earned 250 total points
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at first glance I wonder if the object you are trying to iterate has any rows in it. ( foreach (DataRow objDR in objDT.Rows))

If the query is working, I would check the objDT object for rows and go from there.
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By the way what kind of Construct is maxReader["newId "]???
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Is it an ArrayList object that stores Integer Values?? Or something else.. Please clear my doubts first..

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