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Drill down in viewer with a "+" sign, not a new window

Drill down in viewer with a "+" sign, not a new window

Drill down in viewer with a "+" sign, not a new window

I have a requirement to have a report drill down to detail data with a "+" sign within the same window.  So instead of drilling like Crystal does, in a new window, I need to just expand to show the detail right below the summary info.

+ Group line
- Group line
    Detail line
    Detail line
+ Group line
- Group line
    Detail line

The +/- would be interactive, with the user clicking on it to expand/collapse the subsuquent detail section.

Any suggestions?

This is something that Reporting Services does.  I need help, I don't want to go to RS.

CRXIr2 in .NET WinForms

RE: Drill down in viewer with a "+" sign, not a new window

Crystal doesn't provide in-place drill-down, so you would need to program this on your own or use a 3rd-party Crystal Reports viewer that can do this.  For a list of 3rd-party viewers, see http://www.kenhamady.com/bookmarks.html

To see a 1-minute video demonstrating how this is done in my DataLink Viewer, see: http://www.milletsoftware.com/Download/DLV_InPlace_DrillDown.wmv

- Ido

view, email, export, burst, distribute, and schedule Crystal Reports.

RE: Drill down in viewer with a "+" sign, not a new window

Thank you, Ido.

My company doesn't really have a place for third party viewers in our development.  I'm sure your viewer is great, just not what fits for us.  It's encouraging to know that in-place drilling is possible thru code on the viewer.  

I am thinking that catching the click event on the viewer, and checking for a specific name of a formula, ie button, then grabbing it's section and expanding the next section down.  I know it can't be that easy, but am I on the right track?

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