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Error 20534 when running Crystal Reports from a VB 4.0 program

Posted on 1997-10-30
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I am developing in MS VB 4.0 under MS DOS 6.22 & MS Windows 3.1.1.My application calls 5 Crystal Reports which run over an MS Access database with no problem. These reports do not have any selection criteria - they provide summary information over the whole of the tables they refer to. However, I have two other reports which do have selection criteria, set within the VB code. The application runs OK on the development PC, but when I use the VB Setup Wizard to produce a set of installation disks and install the application on a user's PC, running these two reports gives the above error.

Please find attached the VB code which calls the CRs.

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Public Sub ReportHandler(report As Integer)
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Dim dummy As String

    Select Case report
        Case 1
            frmMDI_Insurance.CrystalReport1.ReportFileName = ".\opnclms.rpt"
        Case 2
            frmMDI_Insurance.CrystalReport1.ReportFileName = ".\sixweek.rpt"
        Case 3
             frmMDI_Insurance.CrystalReport1.ReportFileName = ".\depttype.rpt"
        Case 4
            frmMDI_Insurance.CrystalReport1.ReportFileName = ".\reserved.rpt"
        Case 5
            frmMDI_Insurance.CrystalReport1.ReportFileName = ".\settle.rpt"
        Case 6  {one case which gives the error}
            frmMDI_Insurance.CrystalReport1.ReportFileName = ".\Crawlet.rpt"
            dummy = Chr(39) + grsClaimDetails("RBC_REF") + Chr(39)
            frmMDI_Insurance.CrystalReport1.SelectionFormula = "{qryMailMerge.RBC_REF}=" + dummy
        Case 7 {the second case which gives the error}
            frmMDI_Insurance.CrystalReport1.ReportFileName = ".\Claimlet.rpt"
           ' Call LogFile("After setting the reportname to Claimlet")
            dummy = Chr(39) + grsClaimDetails("RBC_REF") + Chr(39)
          '  Call LogFile("After building Dummy")
            frmMDI_Insurance.CrystalReport1.SelectionFormula = "{qryMailMerge.RBC_REF}=" + dummy
           ' Call LogFile("After setting the report selection formula")
    End Select
   
    frmMDI_Insurance.CrystalReport1.Destination = 0
 '   Call LogFile("After setting the report destination")
    frmMDI_Insurance.CrystalReport1.Action = 1
{the following line is not executed -> the error occurs on the Action of the report}
 '   Call LogFile("After setting the report Action")
   
End Sub

Any ideas ? Anything I can check/am (not) doing ?

Regards,

Simon Hall, Redditch Borough Council, Worcestershire, UK.
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thomaskramer earned 200 total points
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I think you have to re-set the DataFiles property of the crystal report control in your code, because it is stored in the report. When opening the report from vb, crystal report searches the database in the old directory. So write something like this:

CrystalReport1.DataFiles(0) = "c:\new\first.mdb"


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