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Limiting records for sample report in Crystal Reports

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I am using a CrystalReport control in my program.  I would like to give the user an opportunity to view a sample report consisting of x (user's choice) records.  Is there a way to pull the first (or any) x records from the database?  I've tried the following statement in my program, but it returns a run-time error message "This function cannot be used because it must be evaluated later."

crwReport.SelectionFormula = "RecordNumber <= x"

Any ideas?

Thanks in advance!
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mrmick earned 120 total points
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Sure, just create a temp recordset and put x number of records into the temp recordset.  Use the tempory table to generate the report.  
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Thanks, I'll give it a try!
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