Can someone help with my if, else statement? RRS feed

  • Question

  • I want to run a block of code but only if my lookup field has data; I have the following line:

    EntityReference a = (EntityReference)entity.Attributes["new_lead"];

    if (a != null){

    //Do the code


    It's not working - anyone can give some advise?

    Wednesday, January 8, 2014 11:13 PM

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  • Hello,

    Try to use following code snippet:

    EntityReference a = entity.GetAttributeValue<EntityReference>("new_lead");

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    Wednesday, January 8, 2014 11:28 PM
  • you can check the null condition before the EntityReference cast:

    if (entity.Contains("new_lead") && entity["new_lead"] != null)
       EntityReference a = (EntityReference)entity["new_lead"];
       // Do the code

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    Wednesday, January 8, 2014 11:41 PM