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Date Paramater

Date Paramater

(OP)
Hi there
I am new to crystal so forgive me if my explanation is a little clumsy.

I have created a date paramater from a date time field.
When the paramater is shown to the user at report time, I would like it to just show the date not the date time. Currently it is shown as 2012-08-21 00:00:00

Thanks, Sam

RE: Date Paramater

In Crystal Designer right click parameter field and select format.

You can then select a format to suit. Or if you prefer the click customize and set up as you want.

Ian

RE: Date Paramater

(OP)
Hi Ian, thanks for your reply.
your suggestion does not change how the datetime field is displayed in the paramater box when the user is selecting the report paramaters.
I have tried to change the paramater type to just Date and the date is still displayed as 2012-08-21 00:00:00

Ideally, I would like the end user to see the dates listed like:
28-01-2012
01-02-2012
05-03-2012 etc

rather than
2012-01-28 00:00:00
2012-02-01 00:00:00
2012-03-05 00:00:00

RE: Date Paramater

Use a date parameter

It will not be available to use in the selection wizard. However, go into the record selection formula editor and manually use date param with your datetime field.

Crystal will then calculate correct datetime value when creating SQL statement.

Ian

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