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Dynamically Opening Data Source in subReport

Dynamically Opening Data Source in subReport

Dynamically Opening Data Source in subReport


I'm not sure that this is going to make sense but I'll give it a go!

I have a Crytsla Report (Version 14) that reports on various items on various servers within a company group. The report has several sub reports which show detailed information at server level.

I need to create a new sub report that displays mailbox sizes within an exchange server. The data is held within a CSV and the path of the CSV changes based upon the company and the specific server being interogated.

The path will be L:\CompanyName\ServerName\MBSizes.csv where the only constant is the filename itself.

Is there a way to set the datasource dynamically to that path?



RE: Dynamically Opening Data Source in subReport

I have never heard of a way to dynamically change the data source in Crystal Reports. Maybe as a .net application.

RE: Dynamically Opening Data Source in subReport

I thought that might be the case, thanks

RE: Dynamically Opening Data Source in subReport

One way you could achieve it would be a sub report for each company, each with its own data source. Then suppress the 'other' sub reports based on the parameter selection at run time.

Hope this helps.


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