- Chinese character incorrect.
- Some chinese characters are garbled when exporting a report to PDF format.
- Report containing a flash object made in Xcelsius / Dashboard, displays incorrec chinese characters when exported to PDF format from Crystal Reports.
- When running a report containing a Flash object in Visual Studio .NET application, and exporting the report to PDF format, the Chinese characters are corrupted.
If the flash object on the report displays: “层”, “木”
It will then displays in the PDF document the following character instead, which is incorrect: “楼”
- Important Note
Adobe ended Flash support on 2020/12/31. The information in this SAP Knowledge Base Article was valid prior to Flash support ending. The recommendation is to remove Flash objects from the report.
- SAP Crystal Reports 2008
- Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2010
Reproducing the Issue
- In Crystal Reports designer, create a report off any data source.
- Insert a Flash object created in Dashboard.
- Create a formula field and enter Chinese characters into the formula.
- Set up the value in the flash data binding expert to bind the formula to the Flash object variable.
- When previewing the report in Crystal Reports designer or in the Crystal Reports Viewer for .NET, the Chinese characters are displayed correctly.
- Export the report to PDF format, then notice the Chinese characters are incorrect.
- This is a known issue that has been tracked under ADAPT01510003
- This issue is resolved in the following product updates and above:
- Crystal Reports 2008:
- Fix Pack 3.5
- Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2010:
- Service Pack 1
- Reference ADAPT01510003
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