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1810198 - Error: 'This version of Crystal Reports can only open Crystal Reports "rpt" files. This file is either not a Crystal Reports report or it is corrupted.'

Symptom

  • Unable to open a report from SAP BI LaunchPad.
  • When trying to modify a report created in Crystal Reports for Enterprise, from SAP BI LaunchPad, it displays the following error: 
        
    'Unable to Open File
     The file that you are attempting to open does not appear to be a Crystal report.  
     This version of Crystal Reports can only open Crystal Reports "rpt" files. This file is either not a Crystal Reports report or it is corrupted.'

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Environment

  • SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise 4.0
  • SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise 4.1
  • SAP Crystal Reports for Enterprise 4.2
          
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.0
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.1
  • SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence Platform 4.2

Product

SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.0 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.1 ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform 4.2

Keywords

CR4E, CRFE, CR for Enterprise , KBA , BI-RA-CRE , Crystal Reports for Enterprise , Problem

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