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Who to convert a look up field to a boolean field dynamically using C#

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I have an application that has a checkbox on the app. When the user checks the checkbox the name of the person in the lookup field on another form needs to be inserted on an ssrs report. I need to know who to accomplish this. I get an error message with the code that I have now.
Error Message:
String was not recognized as a valid Boolean.

Code below:
Line 185:                        chkSEWP.Checked = Convert.ToBoolean(rpt_submittedtosewp);
Line 186:                        SEWPDateTxt.Text = rpt_sewpdate;
Line 187:                        chkShowServiceSupportRep.Checked = Convert.ToBoolean(rpt_servicesupportrep);

 
Please help. Thank you

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Easwaran Paramasivam earned 2000 total points
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The value could be "".

chkSEWP.Checked = Convert.ToBoolean(rpt_submittedtosewp); should be changed as below.


chkSEWP.Checked =  rpt_submittedtosewp.toLower() == "true" ? true:  ( rpt_submittedtosewp == ""  ? false : true)

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Likewise change your third statement as well.
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Very excellent....thank you very much!
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