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Error      37      The name 'dbConnection' does not exist in the current context      C:\Course Technology\CIS Programming\ASP .NET Programming\Data Files\Chapter.09\Chapter\SkywardAviation\Registration.aspx.cs      29      13      C:\...\SkywardAviation\


using System;
using System.Collections.Generic;
using System.Linq;
using System.Web;
using System.Web.UI;
using System.Web.UI.WebControls;
using System.Data.SqlClient;

public partial class _Default : System.Web.UI.Page
{
    protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        if (Page.IsPostBack
            && enrollmentForm.ActiveViewIndex == 0)
            hiddenPassword.Value = password.Text;
    }
    protected void Page_LoadComplete(
        object sender, EventArgs e)
    {
        if (Page.IsPostBack
            && enrollmentForm.ActiveViewIndex == 3)
        {
            SqlConnection dbConnection
                = new SqlConnection(
                    "Data Source=.\\SQLEXPRESS; AttachDbFilename=C:\\Course Technology\\CIS Programming\\ASP .NET Programming\\Data Files\\Chapter.09\\Chapter\\SkywardAviation.mdf; Integrated Security=True; User Instance=True");
                   }
        try
        {
            dbConnection.Open();
            SqlCommand sqlCommand = new SqlCommand(
                "INSERT INTO FrequentFlyers (last, first,"
                + " phone, email, password, cardType,"
                + " expireMonth, expireYear, cardnumber,"
                + " cardholder, address, city, state, zip,"
                + " travelerType, homeAirport, class, seat,"
                + " meal) VALUES("
                + "'" + lastName.Text + "',"
                + "'" + firstName.Text + "',"
                + "'" + telephone.Text + "',"
                + "'" + email.Text + "',"
                + "'" + hiddenPassword.Value + "',"
                + "'" + creditcard.Text + "',"
                + "'" + expireMonth.Text + "',"
                + "'" + expireYear.Text + "',"
                + "'" + cardnumber.Text + "',"
                + "'" + cardholder.Text + "',"
                + "'" + address.Text + "',"
                + "'" + city.Text + "',"
                + "'" + state.Text + "',"
                + "'" + zip.Text + "',"
                + "'" + travelerType.Text + "',"
                + "'" + homeAirport.Text + "',"
                + "'" + serviceClass.Text + "',"
                + "'" + seatPreference.Text + "',"
                + "'" + mealRequest.Text + "',)",
                dbConnection);
            sqlCommand.ExecuteNonQuery();
            sqlCommand = new SqlCommand(
                "SELECT IDENT_CURRENT('FrequentFlyers')",
                dbConnection);
            SqlDataReader lastID=
                SqlCommand.ExecuteReader();
            if(lastID.read())
                successString.Text +=
                "<h3>Enrollment Sucessful</h3>
                <p>Your frequent flyer number is " + lastID.GetValue(0) + ".</p>";
        }
       catch (SqlException exception)
       {
            successString.Text += "<p>Error code "
                + exception.Number
                + ": " + exception.Message + "</p>";
}
dbConnection.Close();
       
}
}


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Tom BeckCommented:
Your dbConnection is first declared inside an if block so in line 37 it is not available to you. Declare it outside of the if block.

The book page does not show that part.
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Tom BeckCommented:
Like this:
protected void Page_LoadComplete(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {
            SqlConnection dbConnection;
            if (Page.IsPostBack && enrollmentForm.ActiveViewIndex == 3)
            {
                dbConnection
                    = new SqlConnection(
                        "Data Source=.\\SQLEXPRESS; AttachDbFilename=C:\\Course Technology\\CIS Programming\\ASP .NET Programming\\Data Files\\Chapter.09\\Chapter\\SkywardAviation.mdf; Integrated Security=True; User Instance=True");
            }
            try
            {
                dbConnection.Open();

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BuggyCoderCommented:
            SqlConnection dbConnection;
if (Page.IsPostBack
            && enrollmentForm.ActiveViewIndex == 3)
        {
            dbConnection
                = new SqlConnection(
                    "Data Source=.\\SQLEXPRESS; AttachDbFilename=C:\\Course Technology\\CIS Programming\\ASP .NET Programming\\Data Files\\Chapter.09\\Chapter\\SkywardAviation.mdf; Integrated Security=True; User Instance=True");
                   }

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