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2707506 - Crystal for Visual Studio SP 23 .NET API export to CSV format gives different out than SP 7 does


When using Crystal API to export to CSV format, the output is different compare to the result from Crystal designer.


Crystal Reports for Visual Studio SP 23

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Step 1:Using Crystal 2016 designer open bin\debug\LDDH002X_CR16_Nodata.RPT, and export to CSV format with option:   
  •         Mode: standard mode   
  •         Report and Page sections: 
  •         Export + Isolate   
  • Group sections: Export + Isolate  
  1. run attached sample code to use API to export to CSV format  
  2. compare the output between Crystal designer and API output from designer has 3 lines, but only have 2 lines from API  


This is a regression issue and has been escalated to R&D to look into the change for possible SP 24 but likely SP 25


export to csv, cr for vs , KBA , BI-DEV-NET , BI Software Development Kits (SDKs) - .NET or Other , Problem


SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio