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1971742 - How to create an opendocument url for Crystal Reports 2011 published on BI Server 4.0


  • Need a hyperlink to call Crystal Report
  • How to create an opendoc url for Crystal Reports 2011 published on BI Server 4.0


SAP Crystal Reports 2011

Business Intelligence Platform 4.0


See detailed instructions in attached "Viewing Documents Using OpenDocument"

as an alternative quick option use the following steps:

  1. Open any report in Crystal Reports 2011
  2. Right-click any field and select Format Field
  3. Select Hyperlink tab
  4. Check A Website on the Internet
  5. Click "Create enterprise hyperlink" button
  6. Check Include server name in URL at the bottom
  7. Click "Browse..." button to navigate to the report 
  8. Click OK
  9. Click the Formula button and see all components of the Opendoc url, combine them together to get the link




opendoc, url, http, hyperlink, link, crviewer , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Problem


SAP Crystal Reports 2011 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2013