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i get this error on int empId = Convert.ToInt32(labelId.Text);
Unable to cast object of type 'System.Web.UI.WebControls.Label' to type

protected void LinkButton1_Click(object sender, EventArgs e)
                int index = 0;
                LinkButton lb = (LinkButton) sender;
                GridViewRow row = (GridViewRow) lb.NamingContainer;
                if (row != null)
                    index = row.RowIndex;
                var labelId = (Label) NameDisplay.Rows[index].FindControl("labelGetId");
                labelId.Text = HiddenFieldID.Value;
                int empId = Convert.ToInt32(labelId.Text);
                using (var db = new knowitCVdbEntities())
                    var theEmpl = (from
                                       p in db.EMPLOYEES
                                   where p.employee_id == empId
                                   select p).FirstOrDefault();
                    if (theEmpl != null)
                        theEmpl.firstname = TextBoxFirstName.Text;
                        theEmpl.lastname = TextBoxLastName.Text;

            catch (Exception x)
                LabelError.Visible = true;
                LabelError.Text = x.Message;
Posted 12-May-13 0:44am

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Why not just convert the empID from HiddenFieldID.Value instead of setting the label to that value then pulling it back out again? Seems like a lot of round-about for nothing...
Kurac1 12-May-13 9:44am
its because i tryid out the code, but still get same , i hade first as u said now-

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