hi,<BR><BR>i have a date field in my sql 7.0 db. i want to retreive the value in this field which can have null also.<BR><BR>i use stored procedure in my asp to get the values as below<BR><BR>all other db connecetions and command codes here<BR><BR>SET param5=cmd.CreateParameter("last",adDate,adParamOu tput)<BR>cmd.Parameters.append param5<BR><BR>i get the following error when i execute this page, error is<BR><BR>Error Type:<BR>Microsoft OLE DB Provider for ODBC Drivers (0x80040E21)<BR>[Microsoft][ODBC SQL Server Driver]Optional feature not implemented<BR><BR>this error is displaying in my command.execute line.<BR><BR>pl anyone knows about this error, pl help<BR><BR>thx in advance