I can not get this to work. This is in a table so as the table gets populated it checks for nulls. <BR><BR> if isdbnull(mylist.items("test")) then<BR><BR>this is the error that I get.<BR> System.FormatException: Input string was not in a correct format<BR><BR>If I try to convert &#039;test&#039; I get an error reading &#039;can not convert to string, etc...&#039;<BR><BR>Can someone please help figure out how to fix this.<BR><BR>thanks for your help.