1515541 - Unable to drag multiple fields at once on a cross-tab in Crystal Reports

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1515541 - Unable to drag multiple fields at once on a cross-tab in Crystal Reports

Symptom

  • Cannot add multiple fields at once to a cross-tab.
  • When attempting to drag more than one field on a cross-tab, nothing happen.
  • Unable to add multiple fields at once, to the rows, or columns, or summaries, of a cross-tab in Crystal Reports.

Environment

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

Reproducing the Issue

  1. In Crystal Reports, create a report off any data source.
  2. Insert a cross-tab on the report.
  3. In the "Field Explorer" pane, select multiple fields, and drag them all in a row, column, or summary of the cross-tab.
          
    Notice that none of the fields are added to the cross-tab.
       
     
    crosstab - click and drag.png

Cause

  • Crystal Reports does not have the functionality of dragging multiple fields at once on a cross-tab.

Resolution

  • You can add multiple fields to a cross-tab, but each field needs to be added one at a time to a cross-tab rows, columns, or summaries.

Keywords

CR, xtab, cross-tab, crosstab , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Product Enhancement

Product

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