How do I get field values for one row

This should be simple, but I'm forgetting how to simply look up a record by ID, then access the individual field values in asp.net.  The code below isn't working.  What's the proper way to do this?
strSQL = "select FIRST, LAST, PHONE from [EMP] where [EID] = 7104";
                strConnString = ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings["MY_CONNECTION"].ConnectionString;
                conn = new SqlConnection(strConnString);
                cmd = new SqlCommand(strSQL, conn);

                conn.Open();

                SqlDataReader dr = cmd.ExecuteReader(CommandBehavior.SingleRow);
                if (dr.HasRows)
                {
                    txtFIRST.Text = dr.GetString(0);
                    txtLAST.Text = dr.GetString(1);
                    txtPHONE.Text = dr.GetString(2);
                }
                dr.Close();

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effesCommented:
I think you have to call the Read method on the reader before you can access the data.
Try something like this:
SqlDataReader dr = cmd.ExecuteReader(CommandBehavior.SingleRow);
while (dr.Read())
{
    txtFIRST.Text = dr.GetString(0);
    txtLAST.Text = dr.GetString(1);
    txtPHONE.Text = dr.GetString(2);
}
dr.Close();

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nishant joshiTechnology Development ConsultantCommented:
check code..

regards
strSQL = "select FIRST, LAST, PHONE from [EMP] where [EID] = 7104";
                strConnString = ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings["MY_CONNECTION"].ConnectionString;
                conn = new SqlConnection(strConnString);
                cmd = new SqlCommand(strSQL, conn);

                conn.Open();

                SqlDataReader dr = cmd.ExecuteReader(CommandBehavior.SingleRow);
                if (dr.HasRows)
                {
                    txtFIRST.Text = dr[1].toString();
                    txtLAST.Text = dr[2].toString();
                    txtPHONE.Text = dr[3].toString();
                }
                dr.Close();

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Daniel Van Der WerkenIndependent ConsultantCommented:
Maybe you are looking for this (I prefer to use the "using" statement"):

string strSQL = "select FIRST, LAST, PHONE from [EMP] where [EID] = 7104";
string strConnString = ConfigurationManager.ConnectionStrings["MY_CONNECTION"].ConnectionString;

using ( SqlConnection conn = new SqlConnection( sqlConnString ) )
{
   conn.Open();
   using ( SqlCommand cmd = new SqlCommand( strSQL, conn ) )
   {
      using ( SqlDataReader dr = cmd.ExecuteReader( CommandBehavior.SingleRow ) )
      {
         if ( dr.Read() )
            {
               txtFIRST.Text = dr[ "FIRST" ].ToString();
               txtLAST.Text = dr[ "LAST" ].ToString();
               txtPHONE.Text = dr[ "PHONE" ].ToString();
            }
      }
   }
}
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