Solved

VB 6 with Crystal Report 7

Posted on 2000-04-17
7
223 Views
Last Modified: 2010-05-02
I am using Crystal Report 7 for VB 6.  I have report file Category.rpt to get a report for SQL Server for the following

Server Name : KUMAR
User ID     : kumar
Password    : 123
Database    : Inventory

What is the code we have to write during Runtime in the VB ?.
It means


With CateRpt
  ??????????
  .PrintReport
End with

Thanks
0
Comment
Question by:thangaraj
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 4
  • 2
7 Comments
 

Expert Comment

by:gafftech
ID: 2726524
Are you using the .ocx control?

if so

with CateRpt
..filename = "c\category.rpt"
..Preview
end with

0
 
LVL 2

Expert Comment

by:brice123
ID: 2726570
   With CateRpt
      ' Maximize the report viewer
      .WindowState = crptMaximized
   
      ' Select destination to screen
      .Destination = crptToWindow
     
      ' Set the window title
      .WindowTitle = "Preview"
   
    ' Set the report file name
      .ReportFileName = "reportname.rpt"
   
      ' Discard saved data
      .DiscardSavedData = True
   
      ' Connect to database (using ODBC)
      .Connect="DSN=KUMAR;UID=KUMAR;PWD=123"
   
      ' Print the report
      .Action = 1
    End With


Drop me a line if you need further explanations
0
 

Author Comment

by:thangaraj
ID: 2733462
I don't have DSN. Because I am using SQL Server 7. What is the Code ?
0
Industry Leaders: We Want Your Opinion!

We value your feedback.

Take our survey and automatically be enter to win anyone of the following:
Yeti Cooler, Amazon eGift Card, and Movie eGift Card!

 

Author Comment

by:thangaraj
ID: 2733467
Yes, I am using .ocx
0
 

Author Comment

by:thangaraj
ID: 2733476
Any Solution
0
 

Accepted Solution

by:
gafftech earned 50 total points
ID: 2734236
If you look in Help it is under DSN-Less connections.  I can't remember the sytax i think it is
Try this using a normal connectino string

..Connect="pwd=Test;uid=test1;provider=SQLOLEDB;database=test"

Don't forget you need to be using the pdssql.dll in your report.  If you aren't within crystal go to Database change driver and select that .dll

0
 

Author Comment

by:thangaraj
ID: 2734453
Yes, It works fine. Can i get ur email ID. I will mail U, if any doubt

Thanks  a  lot
0

Featured Post

Free Tool: Site Down Detector

Helpful to verify reports of your own downtime, or to double check a downed website you are trying to access.

One of a set of tools we are providing to everyone as a way of saying thank you for being a part of the community.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Introduction While answering a recent question (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Q_27402310.html) in the VB classic zone, I wrote some VB code in the (Office) VBA environment, rather than fire up my older PC.  I didn't post completely correct code o…
When designing a form there are several BorderStyles to choose from, all of which can be classified as either 'Fixed' or 'Sizable' and I'd guess that 'Fixed Single' or one of the other fixed types is the most popular choice. I assume it's the most p…
As developers, we are not limited to the functions provided by the VBA language. In addition, we can call the functions that are part of the Windows operating system. These functions are part of the Windows API (Application Programming Interface). U…
Get people started with the process of using Access VBA to control Outlook using automation, Microsoft Access can control other applications. An example is the ability to programmatically talk to Microsoft Outlook. Using automation, an Access applic…

733 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question