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HI All,

i have a table which needs to store values like -562,000.00 in one of its columns. i have declared the field type to be numeric(18,2) for that column. I am trying to update that columns using a Stored Procedure but wheni add parameters to the command object from code as
C#
comm1.Parameters.Add("@Excl", SqlDbType.Decimal).Value = Convert.ToDecimal(objDataSet.Tables[0].Rows[i]["Excl"]);

I am getting an error.

What is the Datatype i should be using here?

Thanks.
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Updated 26-Sep-11 0:22am
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Mehdi Gholam 26-Sep-11 4:51am
   
What is the error you are getting?
AnnSJ 26-Sep-11 5:23am
   
Input string is not in correct format.
it happens when the Convert.ToDecimal( is happening.
Om Prakash Pant 26-Sep-11 7:25am
   
the value of objDataSet.Tables[0].Rows[i]["Excl"] is -562,000.00? and what is the datatype of this column?

1 solution

Use single it will work

comm1.Parameters.Add("@Excl",  SqlDbType.Decimal).Value = Convert.Single(objDataSet.Tables[0].Rows[i]["Excl"]);


or

comm1.Parameters.Add("@Excl",  SqlDbType.Float).Value = Convert.Single(objDataSet.Tables[0].Rows[i]["Excl"]);
   

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