1829124 - Field from database or text field in Crystal report is not showing in Arabic

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1829124 - Field from database or text field in Crystal report is not showing in Arabic

Symptom

  • In the Control Panel, Regional Settings have been changed to Arabic
  • Header Page1,Header Page2, etc., are displayed in Arabic
  • Fields from database or text fields do not change

Environment

  • SAP Crystal Reports 2011
  • SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio

Cause

  • SAP Crystal Reports does not translate data
  • The report engine only displays data in the database

Resolution

  • Text translation can be achieved by use of formulas
  • Example:

1) Create a string parameter called language
2) Create a formula called Hello
3) Add the following into the formula to Hello in English or French

  select {?language}  case  "English": "Hello" case "French": "Bonjour" default: "Default Hello"

 

4) Drag the formula onto the Report Header to see it in action

Keywords

localization translation translate language multilanguage multi language , KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , Problem

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2011 ; SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio