New to Visual Studio and vb.net. I am attempting to compare two string values. One is returned from Oracle through the data reader and the other string is entered by the user through a text box user control.
As you can see from the attached screenshot, the string returned from Oracle has a leading double quote but no ending double quote. I am assuming this is why the string comparison is failing?
Using the debugger tool, here's the HTML view of the Oracle string (notice the leading double quote):
and here's the HTML view of the string entered by the user through the text box (notice no quotes):
Not sure what I am doing wrong here, please help.