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2776782 - Dynamic Parameter Group Name in Prompt looks different between versions of Crystal Reports

Symptom

  • Dynamic Parameter Group Name in Prompt looks different between versions of Crystal Reports

Sample of Prompt in Crystal Reports version prior to Crystal Reports 2013 SP5 looks like:

Group Prompt old.png

The same report after Crystal Reports 2013 SP5 looks like:

Group Prompt new.png

 

Environment

  • SAP Crystal Reports 2013 SP5
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2016

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a report with Cascading Dynamic LOV 
  2. Refresh the report and observe the Prompt Group Name

Cause

  • The change is By design and documented in SAP Note 2017356 - Crystal Report prompt window does not display the 'OK' button

Resolution

  • This is By Design and preventing parameter prompt group name to be long and exceed prompt window limits.

Keywords

vertical, horizontal, LOV, , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or BusinessViews Manager , Problem

Product

SAP Crystal Reports 2016