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LINQ DateTime save is not working when field need to be null

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I am currently trying to save a record to a sql server express database.  One of the fields is a DateTime field that needs to be null upon record creation.  For some reason, even though the linq object that represents the data has a null value set for the record, I keep getting a SqlDateTime error indicating that the date enter should be between 1753 and ......., forgot the max range.  Anyway, if I am setting this field as null why is this occuring and what can I do to fix it(workarounds)?
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For the field to accept null values it should be defined as DateTime? not DateTime.
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guramrit earned 2000 total points
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There're two reasons for this error to occur.
1. In database, you didn't set the column with datetime datatype to Allow Null
2. In code, you'd forgot to set a value to some other column with datetime datatype.
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