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Posted on 2013-01-12
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Dim amt As Double = Double.Parse(Me.Amount.Text.ToString()) is giving error

Input string was not in a correct format.

please support
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Question by:bmkdubai
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use tryparse instead:

Dim amt As Double

if(Double.TryParse(Me.Amount.Text.ToString(), out amt))
'parsing success
else
'parsing failed
end if

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by:sedgwick
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Debug your code check what is the value u try to parse.
It might be invalid number.
U can also check for null or empty before parsing using string.IsNullOrEmpty
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