[Okta Webinar] Learn how to a build a cloud-first strategyRegister Now

x
  • Status: Solved
  • Priority: Medium
  • Security: Public
  • Views: 237
  • Last Modified:

Where Query Syntax Help in C# Code Behind

Hope this is an easy one.  I have a combobox in silverlight that is querying from a database service with a where clause.  The data has commas so it works when using the single quotes, but I can't figure out the query code in C# to get the single quotes to work.  

This works outside of Visual Studio
(MBR_112th = 'LastName, FirstName MiddleInitial.')


queryName.OutFields.AddRange(new string[] { "MBR_112TH", "DIST", "WEBSITE", "PERSONAL_WEBSITE" });
queryName.Where = "MBR_112TH = " + QueryComboBoxName.SelectedIndex.ToString();

Open in new window

0
Gregory3
Asked:
Gregory3
  • 2
2 Solutions
 
dwe761Software EngineerCommented:
did you try this?
queryName.OutFields.AddRange(new string[] { "MBR_112TH", "DIST", "WEBSITE", "PERSONAL_WEBSITE" });
queryName.Where = "MBR_112TH = '" + QueryComboBoxName.SelectedIndex.ToString() + "'";

Open in new window

0
 
käµfm³d 👽Commented:
You might find it a tad more readable to use string.Format, though dwe761's approach should work as well:

queryName.OutFields.AddRange(new string[] { "MBR_112TH", "DIST", "WEBSITE", "PERSONAL_WEBSITE" });
queryName.Where = string.Format"MBR_112TH = '{0}'",  QueryComboBoxName.SelectedIndex.ToString());

Open in new window


where "{0}" gets substituted for the first parameter after the format string (i.e. the first parameter to string.Format).
0
 
käµfm³d 👽Commented:
P.S.

I forgot an opening parentheses on the function call. Corrected below:
queryName.OutFields.AddRange(new string[] { "MBR_112TH", "DIST", "WEBSITE", "PERSONAL_WEBSITE" });
queryName.Where = string.Format("MBR_112TH = '{0}'",  QueryComboBoxName.SelectedIndex.ToString());

Open in new window

0
 
Gregory3Author Commented:
Thanks guys.  Both worked in different situations.
0

Featured Post

What is SQL Server and how does it work?

The purpose of this paper is to provide you background on SQL Server. It’s your self-study guide for learning fundamentals. It includes both the history of SQL and its technical basics. Concepts and definitions will form the solid foundation of your future DBA expertise.

  • 2
Tackle projects and never again get stuck behind a technical roadblock.
Join Now