Null Pointer Null Pointer - 1 year ago 70
C# Question

Copy data from dataset to list Error

I'm getting some data from

Stored Procedure
and then copying that data to a
. There are some
values in data and for that I'm checking with
. But whenever it comes to a NULL value, it gives me error

ERROR : Specified cast is not valid.

This is my class definition.

public class CustomClass
public int Id { get; set; }
public string Code { get; set; }
public string Name { get; set; }
public int ZoneId { get; set; }
public string ShortName { get; set; }
public int CityId { get; set; }
public int ExpCenId { get; set; }
public int CategoryId { get; set; }
public double Charges { get; set; }


This is how I'm copying data from DataSet to List.

objResult.lst.Add(new CustomClass()
Code = dsLogin.Data[I]["Code"].ToString(),
Id = (int)dsLogin.Data[I]["Id"],
Name = dsLogin.Data[I]["Name"].ToString(),
ShortName = dsLogin.Data[I]["ShortName"].ToString(),
ZoneId = (int)dsLogin.Data[I]["ZoneId"],
CityId = (int)(dsLogin.Data[I]["CityId"] == DBNull.Value ? 0 : dsLogin.Data[I]["CityId"]),
ExpCenId = (int)(dsLogin.Data[I]["ExpCenId"] == DBNull.Value ? 0 : dsLogin.Data[I]["ExpCenId"]),
CategoryId = (int)(dsLogin.Data[I]["CategoryId"] == DBNull.Value ? 0 : dsLogin.Data[I]["CategoryId"]),
Charges = (double)(dsLogin.Data[I]["Charges"] == DBNull.Value ? 0.0 : dsLogin.Data[I]["Charges"])

In case of
, When I check
in immediate window, it shows me { } and when I check

(int)(dsLogin.Data[I]["CityId"] == DBNull.Value ? 0 : dsLogin.Data[I]["CityId"])

It shows 0 but when I try to copy this in CityId, It throws Exception.

I'm stuck over here and don't know what I'm doing wrong. Any Kind of help will be appreciated.

Answer Source

Try using IsCityIdNull() instead of DBNull. DataSet generates autmoatically null functions for all fields.


Try Convert.ToInt32 instead of (int).

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