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Don't forget that C# is case sensitive, so it should probably be:

label1.Text = dr.GetString(dr.GetOrdinal("HomeLeft"));

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Well.. I'm case insensitive.

Maybe that's why intellisense didn't help the OP?
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Thanks , can i ask u something?
i have 6 lablels that i need to bind, i am a bit wored about performance if i have to open 6 connections and close them that is not something i want to do, is there a way to do this under one connection? or use deferent controls that can do this in a lighter weight?

My table has 6 columns and 1 row i want to bind each column into labels/asp:conntrols

can i do it like this:
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SqlConnection con = new SqlConnection(ConfigurationManager.ConnectionString("Minds").ConnectionString);
SqlCommand cmdd = newSqlCommand("Select HomeLeft, Right, Centre from Home");
SqlDataReader dr = null;
cmdd.Connection = con;
con.Open();
dr = cmdd.ExecuteReader();
dr.Read();
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label1.Text = dr.GetString(dr.GetOrdinal("HomeLeft"));
label2.Text = dr.GetString(dr.GetOrdinal("Right"));
label3.Text = dr.GetString(dr.GetOrdinal("Centre"));.....
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The obvious answer is: "Have you tried it out"?

It looks good to me, and it should work like this...

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yes it worked that was write
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Well, you wrote: "can i do it like this:" implying you hadn't tried or tested it yet.

But then what is your question?

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it sounds a bit silly , that was part of my question, what other controls can i use to achieve the same thing?
this time i am not gonna ask if i can use html labels before trying.
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To achieve what? showing a text on screen?? anything that display a text :). Can you rephrase or think out load what are you expecting to accomplish?
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It might be easier to use a repeater control and a sqldatasource?

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well. OP only has 1 row with several columns. That's a nice idea if you have several rows.

That's why I ask him to think out loud, maybe we can understand what is he trying to do.
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