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2156286 - Invalid customized report layout.Subreport ... shall not contain any data connection.

Symptom

"Invalid customized report layout.Subreport ... shall not contain any data connection." error while trying to preview data in Crytsal Reports format in ALV Viewer 

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Environment

  • Crystal Reports 2008
  • ALV Viewer

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Export data from ALV Viewer to Crystal Reports format
  2. Open the .rpt file in Crystal Reports Designer
  3. Modify the report by adding a subreport with the same data connection
  4. Import the report back to SAP
  5. Try to preview the report in SAP application

Cause

According to SAP NOTE 1366785 this is known limitation of Crystal Reports and ALV Viewer Integration.

Resolution

Redesign report to avoid subreport with data connection

See Also

Add your vote on SAP Idea Place to add the functionality: https://ideas.sap.com/SAPCrystalReports/D26291

Keywords

ABAP Viewer, Treasury, Financial , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , BC-SRV-ALV , SAP List Viewer , Problem

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2011