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Updating SQL server int field with gridview checkbox value

Last Modified: 2012-08-13
I am using VS 2010 .net4.  I have a grid view on my page that has a check box.  Once the user checks it, then submits the data,the check box clears.

Help please.
Dim myCommand As New SqlCommand("Insert into projectsHeader (ProjectName, StatusDate, StartDate, EndDate, PercentComplete, ProjectSponsor, ProjectManager, IRDirector, Status, ProjectOpen) Values (@pn, @sd, @std, @ed, @pc, @ps, @pm, @ird, @st, @po)", Conn)

        'find gridview variables
        Dim pn As TextBox = CType(gvProjects.FooterRow.FindControl("tbProjectName"), TextBox)
        Dim sd As TextBox = CType(gvProjects.FooterRow.FindControl("tbStatusDate"), TextBox)
        Dim std As TextBox = CType(gvProjects.FooterRow.FindControl("tbStartDate"), TextBox)
        Dim ed As TextBox = CType(gvProjects.FooterRow.FindControl("tbEndDate"), TextBox)
        Dim pc As TextBox = CType(gvProjects.FooterRow.FindControl("tbPercent"), TextBox)
        Dim ps As DropDownList = CType(gvProjects.FooterRow.FindControl("ddSponsor"), DropDownList)
        Dim pm As DropDownList = CType(gvProjects.FooterRow.FindControl("ddProjectManager"), DropDownList)
        Dim ird As DropDownList = CType(gvProjects.FooterRow.FindControl("ddDirector"), DropDownList)
        Dim st As DropDownList = CType(gvProjects.FooterRow.FindControl("ddStatus"), DropDownList)
        Dim po As CheckBox = DirectCast(gvProjects.FooterRow.FindControl("cbopen"), CheckBox)


        'set footer row for insert
        myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@pn", SqlDbType.VarChar).Value = pn.Text
        myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@sd", SqlDbType.Date).Value = sd.Text
        myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@std", SqlDbType.Date).Value = std.Text
        myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@ed", SqlDbType.Date).Value = ed.Text
        myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@pc", SqlDbType.Decimal).Value = pc.Text
        myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@ps", SqlDbType.VarChar).Value = ps.Text
        myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@pm", SqlDbType.VarChar).Value = pm.Text
        myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@ird", SqlDbType.VarChar).Value = ird.Text
        myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@st", SqlDbType.VarChar).Value = st.Text
        myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@po", SqlDbType.Bit).Value = po.Text

            'open connection

            'close connection

            'refresh the page

    End Sub

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Kevin CrossChief Technology Officer
Most Valuable Expert 2011

For a CheckBox, I believe you want the Checked property and not Text.  What is likely happening is you are passing a string that doesn't evaluate to a boolean|bit and so is leaving the field as FALSE and as such the text box reverts to UnChecked.
Imran Javed ZiaConsultant Software Engineer - .NET Architect

Use following
myCommand.Parameters.AddWithValue("@po", SqlDbType.Bit).Value = po.Checked

notice that you are using po.Text  

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Thank you.  Had the int field.

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