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1587544 - How to create a Crystal Reports template?


How to create a Crystal Reports template?


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


  1. Create a new Crystal Report or open an existing Crystal Report with all the elements for template in Crystal Reports 2008.
  2. Open File -> Summary Info, enter the report name.
  3. Click File -> Save as, save the report into <CR_INS_DIR>\Crystal Reports 12.0\Templates\en.
    1. The report is saved as a template and could be apply to other report.

For Crystal Reports 2011, 2013 and 2016 the location to be used for saving the report is : <CR_INS_DIR>\Crystal Reports\Templates\en


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