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1384063 - CR: Fields appear misplaced when Crystal reports are exported to PDF format


  • Incorrect format is displayed when report is exported to PDF 
  • Some fields appear misplaced from the original position

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open the Crystal report created earlier in Crystal reports 10 in Crystal Reports 2008 
  2. Export to PDF

Crystal Reports 2008 V1


This issue is escalated and is currently under investigation by Product Group under Problem Report number :ADAPT01297138.


This issue is currently under investigation by Product Group and it is scheduled to be addressed in the next Service Pack or future Fix Pack for Crystal Reports 2008 V1.


  1. Open the report in Crystal reports 2008 V1
  2. Move the affected fields slightly from the original position and replace them again at the desired position.
  3. Save and export to PDF

 Note: Some of the reports are observed working fine with this workaround although not all.


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Crystal Reports 2008 V1