The article demonstrates programatically opening a Crystal Report, passing values to the required parameters and exporting to various formats using Visual Basic Code -- A compendious article by Mahipal Padigela. Exporting Crystal Reports to various formats programatically is especially useful when you have a complex report that takes a long time to run and you have few hundreds of reports to run and to make things worse, you have to provide the parameters with different values each time!! Though I've used version 9. Exporting is fairly straight forward except for one thing. Sometimes, depending on your database security settings, Crystal Reports excepts you to provide Logon credentials to each and every database table in the report, and if you have sub reports, to each and every database table in the subreport.
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I am developing an application in VB using Crystal Report. I have a situation where I would like to use export in Crystal Report. I want a situation where from a command button, I can programmatically use the export to convert my Crystal Report to a PDF format. I mean exporting to PDF. I hope my question is very clear and understandable. I am doing this in vb.
Add a crystal report viewer object to your form. RefreshReport CrystalReportViewer1. This is indeed a good code for VB.
I am also looking for similar code in VB 6. Please let us know if anyone has having it. We do this in a non-programming way. We have a PDF printer, which we can use just like any other printer on the server, and it will automatically produce the PDF file. With Report.
On the click event of the export, I pass the necessary parameters to the crystal report and then use this statement. This will bring up the Crystal Report export window where the user can then choose the export type of their choice whether it be word, html,pd fetc.
If you want the whole process automated to a fixed export format then use the crystaloptions object above it has all the properties you need. For example:. ExportOptions CrystalOptions. In VB. Show Err. ToString 'End Try. Export False End With.
It is very simple like this: Imports CrystalDecisions. Engine Imports CrystalDecisions. Some name 30k Followers. Tech Sign In Page. Forgot Password? Don't have an account? Sign up. Oresanya Olusesan. Follow Tech Sign In Page.
ExportReport Hope this helps! August 03, PM. Something went wrong on our end. Please try again later. Arun Rodrigues. August 04, AM. Hi, We do this in a non-programming way. This could be a better way for you. Hope it helps. Export False End With Regards. If you are using VB6 you might want to consider this way. ExportOptions On the click event of the export, I pass the necessary parameters to the crystal report and then use this statement. Call CrystalReport.
Export True This will bring up the Crystal Report export window where the user can then choose the export type of their choice whether it be word, html,pd fetc.
Just experiment. I hope this helps. August 05, AM. June 13, AM. Hi, Check this Code: With Report. Your code is not working Veena. It gives an error in the line: ExportOptions.
Dilip Singh. October 24, AM. Hi Friends, It is very simple like this: Imports CrystalDecisions. ReportSource Try CrReport. Show err. Mithun Mts. August 10, PM. December 29, PM. Sign In to Post a Comment. Sign In. Hide Comments View Comments. Looking for more? Browse resources on Visual Basic. Search the archive of solutions and how-to's.
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Exporting Crystal Report Using VB6
It works fine, but the output is cut off at bytes. What is the exact version of CR - In the designer, go to Help About and let me know. Someone marked the answer as answered, which means I cannot award points, but you both deserved it. Not what you're looking for?
Exporting a Crystal Report to PDF
A Developer. An Eweek. I've got no error while running the crystal report. Recordset rs1. OpenReport App. Item 1. AddCurrentValue form 'report.