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1570950 - Default current date in crystal Date Parameter


How to have Current Date as default value for Date Parameter in Crystal Reports?


In versions of Crystal Reports prior to Crystal Reports XI, date or datetime parameters defaulted to the current date. In Crystal Reports XI, there is no default value for date parameters. The CurrentDate formula can not be used as a default value for a parameter. However, there is a business need to have the date parameters default to the current date.



An Enhancement Request has been logged under ID ADAPT00592458.

Workaround is available under 1206240.


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SAP Crystal Reports 8.0