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1219071 - Can you report off Crystal Dictionaries, Queries or Info Views in the lastest versions of Crystal Reports?

Symptom

  • Can we report off Crystal Dictionaries, Crystal Queries, or Crystal Info Views?
  • In the latest versions of Crystal Reports, is it possible to create a report based on Crystal Dictionaries, Crystal Queries, or Crystal Info Views?

Environment

  • Crystal Reports XI
  • Crystal Reports XI R2
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2008
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2011
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2013
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2016 

Resolution

  • From Crystal Reports XI, it is not longer possible to report off Crystal Dictionaries, Crystal Queries, and Crystal Info Views.
        
  • In Crystal Reports XI and higher:
    • Crystal Queries have been replaced by Command Objects.
    • Crystal Dictionaries have been replaced by Business Views.
    • Crystal Info Views have been replaced by Business Views.

Keywords

XI R2 DICTIONARY QUERY INFOVIEW DATABASE EXPERT CRXI CR XI Crystal Reports Dictionary Query Info Views , c2018066 , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Problem

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2011 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2013 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2016 ; SAP Crystal Reports XI ; SAP Crystal Reports XI R2