When using Eval in your gridview or datalist view, we will bind the coloumn value using the Eval statement. Sometimes we need to check if the value of the Eval exists so that we can take appropriate mesures. For example checking the image value if it does not exists then we can assign some default image.

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General If then else statement

using if then else in Eval using shortcut method

<asp:Image ID="Image1" ImageUrl='<%#!String.IsNullOrEmpty(Eval("ImageName").ToString())?"images/" +Eval("ImageName").ToString() : "images/imagenotavailable.jpg" %>' runat="server" />