1484309 - How to remove 'Main Report' static text box in CR 2008 viewer for VS .NET?

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1484309 - How to remove 'Main Report' static text box in CR 2008 viewer for VS .NET?

Symptom

  • The Crystal Reports viewer, below the toolbar there is a static box with "Main Report" in it
  • As this takes up space, there is the need to remove this text box

Resolution

  • VB Code
Private Sub HideReportTab(ByVal crViewer As CrystalDecisions.Windows.Forms.CrystalReportViewer)
        Dim control As Control
        Dim controlInPage As Control
        Dim tabs As TabControl
 
        For Each control In crViewer.Controls
            If TypeOf control Is CrystalDecisions.Windows.Forms.PageView Then
                For Each controlInPage In control.Controls
                    If TypeOf controlInPage Is TabControl Then
                        tabs = CType(controlInPage, TabControl)
                        tabs.ItemSize = New Size(0, 1)
                        tabs.SizeMode = TabSizeMode.Fixed
                    End If
                Next
            End If
        Next
    End Sub
  • C# Code
private void HideReportTab(CrystalDecisions.Windows.Forms.CrystalReportViewer crViewer)
        {
            TabControl tabs;
 
            foreach(Control control in crViewer.Controls)
            {
                if(control is CrystalDecisions.Windows.Forms.PageView)
                {
                    foreach (Control controlInPage in control.Controls)
                    {
                        if (controlInPage is System.Windows.Forms.TabControl)
                        {
                            tabs = (TabControl) controlInPage;
                            tabs.ItemSize = new Size(0, 1);
                            tabs.SizeMode = TabSizeMode.Fixed;
                        }
                    }
                }
            }
 
        }

Keywords

KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , How To

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP Crystal Reports XI R2