1874476 - While viewing a Crystal report in a Crystal Reports .NET web application, current date is displayed instead of the date of creation of the report.

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1874476 - While viewing a Crystal report in a Crystal Reports .NET web application, current date is displayed instead of the date of creation of the report.

Symptom

While viewing a Crystal report in a Crystal Reports .NET web application, current date is displayed instead of the date of creation of the report.

Environment

  • Crystal Reports 2008 SP2
  • Visual Studio 2012

Cause

  • While designing the Crystal report,  the formula used in the formula field to display the date of creation of report is set to 'CurrentTime'
  • CurrentTime formula retrieves the current date and time on the system.

Resolution

  1. In order to retrieve the date and time of creation of report, use the 'DataDate+DataTime' formula in the formula field.

Keywords

Current date, Saved date, DataDate, DataTime , KBA , BI-DEV-NET , BI Software Development Kits (SDKs) - .NET or Other , Problem

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1