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Using Crystal runtime to get datasource name

Using Crystal runtime to get datasource name

Using Crystal runtime to get datasource name

We have around 700 Crystal report files (using Crystal 2008). I'm looking for a way to use the Crystal runtime to iterate through all 700 rpt files to list all datasource names (including subreports). While searching for a solution, all I see are posts on how to change the datasource/connection at runtime. Is it not possible to just get the datasource name? Thanks in advance...

RE: Using Crystal runtime to get datasource name

I'm making progress on this. I referenced the CrystalDecisions.CrystalReports.Engine DLL, loaded the report into a ReportDocument object, then accessed the ReportDocument.Database.Tables(0).Location. This gives me the name of the stored procedure that is called by the report. Now I just need to add some logic to account for subreports.

RE: Using Crystal runtime to get datasource name

I have code on my website that might help with this. See http://www.dellstinnett.com/sample_code.html and look for the Crystal Documenter application. It does one report at a time, but could be easily modified to do what you need.


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