SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

1534819 - How to get list of parameters, fields, formulas ,... used on a report in Crystal Reports?

Symptom

  • How to get the list of all the formulas used on a report, along with the formula code?
  • How to get a list of Database Fields, Formula Fields, Parameter Fields, Running Totals, SQL Expressions, Special Fields used on a report in Crystal Reports?

Environment

  • SAP Crystal Reports 2013
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2016
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2020

Resolution

  • To create a document listing all the Formula Fields, Parameter Fields, Running Totals, SQL Expressions, etc... used on a report in Crystal Reports, export the report to the format: "Report Definition"

    1. In Crystal Reports, open your report.
         
    2. Under the menu "File", select "Export - Export Report"
        
    3. In the Export window, select the format: "Report Definition"
        
    4. Click "OK"
        
    5. Open the text file to see the report definition.
          
         
  • Note: There is no feature to obtain the list of all formulas, parameters, fields,... used on multiple reports.  It is only possible to get a report definition for one report at a time.

Keywords

List of formulas, Print formulas, CR , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or Business View Manager , How To

Product

SAP Crystal Reports 2013 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2016 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2020