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if (int.Parse(ds.Tables[0].Rows[0]["stateID"].ToString()) != 0)

my stateID is int field on database table and if it is null that blow ups, how can I modify above?
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by:p_davis
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check it for being == DBNull.Value before using it.
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käµfm³d   👽 earned 500 total points
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Try:

if (ds.Tables[0].Rows[0]["stateID"] != DBNull.Value && int.Parse(ds.Tables[0].Rows[0]["stateID"].ToString()) != 0)
{
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by:p_davis
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if(ds.Tables[0].Rows.Count > 0 && ds.Tables[0]Rows[0]["stateID"] != DBNull.Value)
{
if (int.Parse(ds.Tables[0].Rows[0]["stateID"].ToString()) != 0)
{}
}
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by:n2fc
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Use an if statement ahead of that one that tests for null first!
If null, take appropriate action and skip the conversions...
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by:1jaws
ID: 37788555
thanks needed exactly this
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by:p_davis
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some days -- i get headaches from trying to help around here. </whine>
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by:Chinmay Patel
ID: 37788582
Why You No Use Int.TryParse? [Weekend fun;)]
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by:käµfm³d 👽
ID: 37788608
p_davis said this just before I did, so I think he should be in on the solution as well. I just posted the example before he did  = )
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by:p_davis
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s'all good.... but thanks anyway kaufmed
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