1421867 - Error: This field name is not known

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1421867 - Error: This field name is not known

Symptom

  • Running a Crystal Report which connects to Solid Database 4.5 in Visual Studio .NET results in two errors;
  1. This field name is not known.
    Details: errorKind
    Error in File filename.rpt
    Error in formula labels:
    'Shared stringVar L01;
  2. Error in File filename.rpt
    Error in formula Record_Selection:
    '{table1.field1} =
    {?Pm-table2.field2}'
    This field name is not known.
    Details: errorKind

Environment

  • Visual Studio 2008
  • Crystal Reports 2008
  • Windows Vista
  • ODBC
  • Solid Database 4.5

Cause

When setting up an ODBC datasource for the Solid database, the ANSI version of the Solid database driver was used.

Resolution

When setting up an ODBC datasource for the Solid database, use the UNICODE version of the Solid database driver.

See Also

Note that the solution to this issue may also apply to other database drivers.

Keywords

forum thread , KBA , BI-DEV-NET , BI Software Development Kits (SDKs) - .NET or Other , How To

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1