2638520 - Fixed position currency symbol formatting not respected when exporting to PDF format from Crystal Reports

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2638520 - Fixed position currency symbol formatting not respected when exporting to PDF format from Crystal Reports

Symptom

  • Currency formatting incorrect.
  • Fixed position currency symbol formatting lost.
  • When formatting a field to display a fixed position currency symbol in Crystal Reports, and exporting the report to PDF format, it does not retain the fixed currency symbol formatting.

Environment

  • SAP Crystal Reports 2008
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2011
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2013

Reproducing the Issue

  1. In Crystal Reports, create a report off any data source.
  2. Insert a numeric or currency database fields to the details section of the report.
  3. Format the database field to display a fixed currency symbol.
  4. Preview the report, and notice the currency symbol displays at a fixed position on the report like:

    $    10
    $      1
    $   111

  5. Export the report to PDF format.
  6. Open the PDF document and notice the currency is now floating, instead of at a fixed position like:

      $ 10
        $ 1
     $ 111

Cause

  • The issue has been tracked under SAP Note 1989148

Resolution

  • The issue is resolved in the following product updates and above:
        
    • Crystal Reports 2013:
      • Support Pack 04

Keywords

CR, xport, PDF export , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Bug Filed

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2011 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2013