1961864 - Is it possible to have the export dialog remember the last used "save as" type?

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1961864 - Is it possible to have the export dialog remember the last used "save as" type?

Symptom

When using the Crystal Reports Windows Form Viewer, the "Export" toolstrip item defaults to "Crystal Reports (*.rpt) every time it's launched. Is it possible to have the export dialog remember the last used "Save as Type"?

Environment

  • Visual Studio 2013
  • Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2013

Cause

This is not currently functionality of the export dialog.

Resolution

This as been entered as an enhancement idea through SAP Idea Place https://ideas.sap.com/ct/ct_a_view_idea.bix?c=A5E8DEA8-D886-4250-BA2B-039F7D32FFC0&idea_id={0B4D287B-B36A-4471-8E1F-FADC0D251252} follow this link to see the status of this enhancement and to vote for it.

A work around in the mean time would be to create your own export button and dialog that remembers the users last choice.

Keywords

CR2010 2010 CR4VS2010 CR4VS VS2010 NET2010 Crystal Reports for .NET Framework 4.0 crforvs 13 CR2008 2008 12 , KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , How To

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2011 ; SAP Crystal Reports XI R2 ; SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio