1725297 - There is no items in the Value list when creating a new parameter with dynamic List of Values in Crystal Reports 2008 based on universe

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1725297 - There is no items in the Value list when creating a new parameter with dynamic List of Values in Crystal Reports 2008 based on universe

Symptom

There is no items in the Value list when creating a new parameter with Dynamic List of Values in Crystal Reports 2008 based on universe

Environment

  • BusinessObjects Enterprise (BOE) XI 3.1
  • Crystal Reports (CR) 2008

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open CR 2008 and create a new Universe connection in Database Expert window.
  2. Logon to one BOE server and select eFasion universe.
  3. Select [Year], [Month], [Sales revenue] into Result Objects panel and then click OK button.
  4. Select the newly created query into Selected Tables in Database Expert window.
  5. Click New from right-click menu of Parameter Fields.
  6. Create New Parameter window will be shown.
  7. In the List of Values area, click Dynamic.
  8. Ensure that New is selected in the Choose a Data Source area. 
  9. Click the Insert icon InsertIcon.png.
    => observe that there is no items in Value list.

Cause

  • Dynamic List of Values is not supported in CR 2008 for universe data source .
  • This behavior is by the design of CR 2008.

See Also

1697710 - There is no item in Value Field ComboBox when creating a new paramter in Crystal Reports 2008 based on universe

Keywords

cr, prompt, empty, none, value list, LOV
, KBA , efashion , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Problem

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1