1745838 - First page appears blank in Crystal Reports

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1745838 - First page appears blank in Crystal Reports

Symptom

  • Data populates from the second page.
  • First page appears blank in the report.

Environment

  • Crystal Reports 2008
  • Crystal Reports 2011

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a report and insert 'Customer ID' field in the details section
  2. Click on Report menu >> Section Expert
  3. Click on Details section >> Paging tab>> Select the Landscape Radio button >> Click OK 
  4. Preview the report

Note: The first page will not contain the details section data, it will be blank.

Cause

In Crystal Reports when the two different sections have different page orientation, it forces one of the section on next page.

Resolution

  1. Click on Report menu >> Section Expert
  2. Perform one of the step from the following 
  3.  

a. Click on the Details section >> Paging tab>> Select the Default Radio button >> Click OK

b. Click on the Page Header >> Paging tab >> Select the Landscape Radio Button >> Click OK

     

Keywords

Section Expert, Blank page , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Problem

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V0 ; Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2011