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Tip: Display of Bit Field on UI

Learn how to cast fields with 'Bit' data types explicitly to Int and show the actual values.


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Fields with 'Bit' Data Types, when displayed on Web Pages show as True/False. They don't show the actual '0' / '1'.

If you are using a DataReader to retrieve such data, you could cast them explicitly to Int and show them with the actual values as shown below.

while (dr.Read ())
{
     Response.Write (Convert.ToInt16 ( dr["bitcolval"]));
}

 

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