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3066882 - Database Field Names show as: F1, F2, F3,... when connecting to a text or csv file using an ODBC connection in Crystal Reports

Symptom

  • Field names show as generic headers like: F1, F2, F3
  • When connecting to a text or a csv file, using the MS Text ODBC driver, the database field name show as F1, F2, F3,... in Crystal Reports.
  • Expect the database field names to use the name of the column headers defined in the text or csv file, but it shows as a generic name in Crystal Reports.
  • How to set the database field names in Crystal Reports to use the column headers defined in the txt or csv file?


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Environment

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

Product

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

Keywords

CR, MS Text ODBC driver , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or Business View Manager , Problem

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