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Error validating empty/null date field

Error validating empty/null date field

Error validating empty/null date field

I am trying to validate a date field from a sql server DB, and Ii is raising error - "Conversion from string "" to type 'Date' is not valid" or
Conversion from DBNull to type 'Date' is not valid". Validation is for loading a datagridview with datatable thru a BindingSource.

Here is my date field validation code

IIf(bsRow.Item("TermDate") IsNot DBNull.Value AndAlso Not (Trim(bsRow.Item("TermDate").ToString) = ""), CDate(bsRow.Item("Cobra Termination Date").ToString("MM/dd/yyyy"), "NULL")

I have tried different validation ie. string.isemptyornull(), isnothing(), bsRow.Item("Termination Date").ToString = "NULL"

Any help will be greatly appreciated.

RE: Error validating empty/null date field

Pls. disregard this thread. I decided to load the grid thru .datasource property and was able to format the date fields.
I was looping thru datasource before.

RE: Error validating empty/null date field

Just for future reference, instead of using "IsNot DBNull.Value", you would use "Not IsDBNull(bsRow.Item("TermDate"))".

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