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Make Data proper Case before Insertion

Posted on 2011-02-15
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I have an asp.net formview built where text boxes are bound to different columns.  On several of the fields, I need to have the information put into proper case before inserting it into the database.

I've read about the str(conv), but not really sure how/where it should go.  Could someone give an easy exampl?   I'm just learning.....Thanks!
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Dim sText As String = "Hello World"
' Returns "hello world".
Dim sNewText As String = StrConv(sText, VbStrConv.ProperCase)

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Thanks, Pago, I think I understand that code.  The silliness that's causing me trouble is Where should it go?  For instance, my text box on my Formview looks like this

<asp:TextBox ID="testcolumnTextBox" runat="server"
                            Text='<%# Bind("testcolumn") %>' />

and my Insert Statement looks like this:

 InsertCommand="INSERT INTO [Table1] ([testcolumn]) VALUES (@testcolumn)"

There are several fields that will need this done to.  I know this must be SO simple, but I've got this great big mental block for some reason.  THANKS!
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by:kellysmith120
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Can anyone else tell me where this code should go in my example?
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The code given doesn't work for my example, as I'm using a Formview and parameters and bound fields.  Anyone?

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by:kellysmith120
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Although technically accurate, did not work with my circumstances using Formview.
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