- Crystal Reports terminate unexpectedly.
- Exporting a report to PDF format causes Crystal Reports to close.
- When exporting a report to PDF format that contains on-demand subreport that are very small, Crystal Reports terminate unexpectedly.
- Crystal Reports XI R2
- Crystal Reports 2008
- Crystal Reports 2011
- Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2010
Reproducing the Issue
- Create a report in Crystal Reports from any data source, and add at least one database field in the details section.
- Insert a subreport in any section of the report.
- Set the subreport to be On-demand:
- Right click on the subreport, and select: Format Subreport
- In the Format Editor, under the tab: Subreport, check the option: On-demand Subreport
- Click on the button: OK, to accept the change
- Resize the subreport to be very small. ( Smallest possible )
- Save your report.
- Export the report to PDF format.
Notice Crystal Reports will not export your report, and terminate unexpectedly
- The issue has been identified and logged under Problem Report ID ADAPT01590658
- The issue occurs when the on-demand subreport name is longer than the size of the subreport defined on the report design.
- The issue is resolved in Service Pack 5 for SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio.
- The issue is planned to be resolved in Service Pack 6 of Crystal Reports 2008.
- To workaround the issue, resize the subreport to be larger, so the subreport title fully displays on the report.
Crystal Reports crash, CR , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or Business View Manager , Bug Filed
Crystal Reports 2008 V0 ; Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2011, feature pack 03 ; SAP Crystal Reports XI R2