i need some help here
i have design a gridview which contains two columns with dropdown list first is emp_id column n second is orderofwork column...when i try to update database with selected values in dropdown it gives me the following error

Conversion from string "update subj_emp_assign set emp_i" to type 'Double' is not valid.

in database emp_id is varchar n orderofwork is int

Dim newEmpId As String
Dim workorder As Integer
newEmpId = CType(gvwJobDetails.Rows(e.RowIndex).Cells(2).Controls(1), DropDownList).SelectedItem.Text
workorder = CInt(CType(gvwJobDetails.Rows(e.RowIndex).Cells(4).Controls(1), DropDownList).SelectedItem.Text)

sqlcmd = New SqlCommand("update subj_emp_assign set emp_id='" + newEmpId.Trim() + "',order_of_work=" + Integer.Parse(workorder) + " where subj_id='" + subjId.Trim() "' ", sqlConn)

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Last Post by Jx_Man

are u using sqlserver? i had error like this before, and actualy you can't to update or add string to double. if your empid is double, you cannot insert with string.
check the fields type again..
Ok. see u

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