SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

1678487 - How to display parameter descriptions instead of parameter values in the Crystal Reports

Symptom

  • How to display Description field of Parameter field in Crystal Reports

Environment

Crystal Reports Designer 2008 SP5

Resolution

  1. Open the report in Crystal Reports Designer 2008 SP5
  2. Expand the "Parameters" under "Field Explorer" and right click on the required parameter
  3. Select "Edit" to open "Edit Parameter" dialog box
  4. Under "Value Options" in Crystal Reports 2008 SP5 you can choose between "Show Value" or "Show Description" in the "Show Value or Description" option.

Note: This Feature was not available on any of the patches before CR 2008 SP5

See Also

1537946 - How to display the Parameter’s description on Report Header?

Keywords

Parameter Description,What's new,Crystal Reports 2008 SP5 , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , How To

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1

Attachments

xi31_sp5_whats_new_en.pdf