1751994 - Saving an existing report using: "Save as…" does not pre-populate the name with the current report name in Crystal Reports

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1751994 - Saving an existing report using: "Save as…" does not pre-populate the name with the current report name in Crystal Reports

Symptom

  • File name blank.
  • When saving an existing report by selecting "Save as...", the file name is empty.
  • In Crystal Reports, when saving an existing report using: "Save as…" it does not pre-populate the name with the current report name.

Environment

  • Crystal Reports 2008
  • Crystal Reports 2011

Reproducing the Issue

  1. In Crystal Reports, create a new report off any data source.
  2. Save the report to BusinessObjects Enterprise repository. For example, save the report under the name: MyReport.
  3. Close and re-open Crystal Reports.
  4. In Crystal Reports, open the report just saved to the BusinessObjects Enterprise repository.
  5. Save the report to BusinessObjects Enterpise under a different name using: "Save As…"
    • Under the menu "File", select "Save As…"
    • In the "Save As" window, notice the File name is not pre-populated by the current report name. In this example, we expected to see the report name: MyReport to appear for the file name but it is blank.

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Cause

  • This is a known issue that have been tracked under ADAPT01653265.
  • Note that the issue seems to be related to the operating system used in combination to the version of Crystal Reports.

Resolution

  • For Crystal Reports 2008, the issue is resolved in Service Pack 6.
  • For Crystal Reports 2011, the issue is planned to be resolved in the next minor release.

Keywords

CR , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Bug Filed

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V0 ; Crystal Reports 2008 V1