SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

1420354 - CR: ER for suppressing blank groups in group tree structure

Symptom

The Group tree in crystal reports shows a blank branch when the database field contains the null values. i.e Null value in the column is considered as a separate group.

Environment

Crystal Reports 2008 SP2

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a crystal report based on a database which has some columns containing blank data.
  2. Create groups on such columns. Group tree shows a blank branch when the database field contains the null values.

Cause

This is default behavior of the product.

Resolution

An Enhancement Request has been created and it can be tracked with the ADAPT ID ADAPT01344715.

Keywords

group tree hierarchy , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Product Enhancement

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1

Attachments

Grouptreeissue.zip