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Passwords for Crystal 7

Passwords for Crystal 7

Passwords for Crystal 7

I want to password protect against anyone opening, seeing and or updating my Crystal Reports code.

I looked for a Crystal "Save As" that would offer password protection but did not see the option

Is this possible.....?????

Ed Hawkins


RE: Passwords for Crystal 7

Hi Ed,
Can you not simply change the saved .rpt file properties via windows so that the general attribute is read only?


RE: Passwords for Crystal 7

Read-Only will probably not prevent someone from opening a CR file and viewing your settings and formulas.  Unfortunately, there is no way currently or protecting an RPT.   I believe that programmers can use a DSR file that compiles into a VB app, but not for an RPT.

Ken Hamady
On-site custom Crystal Reports Training and Consulting.
Quick Reference Guide to using Crystal in VB.

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