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jtammyg (TechnicalUser) (OP)
14 Apr 03 11:59

when I click on the application and then select which report I want to run. The report seems to open but then it shows a blank page and an error message saying ERROR 20997:????

In other machines the report works fine, in this particular machine it used to work fine but no it doesn't anymore.

I am using CR 8.5 and VB.

Can somebody please help? Thanks in advanced!!! :)
synapsevampire (Programmer)
14 Apr 03 14:58
A generic error.

I'd guess that some DLL is missing or not registered now.

Search the CD knowledgebase for various articles on this.

jtammyg (TechnicalUser) (OP)
14 Apr 03 15:23
We already tried all the kbases from their website but to no avail.

Any other ideas? I even used modules to find some dll missing but nothing.

synapsevampire (Programmer)
14 Apr 03 16:13
This suggests that something changed on that one machine, perhaps a DLL was crushed/replaced, or there's a bad/missing registry setting.

Lots of programs use Crystal as the reporting engine, a different version might cause this.

jtammyg (TechnicalUser) (OP)
15 Apr 03 13:05
thank you! It is still not working.
SurfingGecko (Instructor)
22 Apr 03 1:42
Given you have one machine that is currently working and one that is failing, you have the answer right there.

As synapsevampire suggested something has certainly changed on this machine and you need to debug.

Fortunately for you in this case, there is a tool that will save a bunch of time.  Here is a link --

Check the help file, but this is pretty intuitive to use.



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