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In my C# application I've retrieved a row of data from a MS-Sql database. While the majority of the data is coming across fine, the data reader in C# is throwing the "IndexOutOfRangeException" message on three columns in the result set. Those columns are defined in SQL as nvarchar(128). One of the columns (SecurityAnswer) contains the following value: 50D8B4A941C26B89482C94AB324B5A274F9CED66

Here's an extract of the code that is failing:


String cSecurityAnswer;
cSecurityAnswer = myReader["SecurityAnswer"].ToString(); 

What do I need to do in order to be able to read the data from the Sql table in my C# code?


RE: IndexOutOfRangeException

Hi Steve,

post your query string, please. And some more of your code. Do you check if(myReader.HasRows())?

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RE: IndexOutOfRangeException

What is myReader declared as? If it is a SqlDataReader object, you might be looking to use the GetString(n) method to get the nth (0 based) field as a string.

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