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I have a VB 6.0 application using the crystal ocx.  The report was created in Crystal 8.0.  Here are my report properties:
   CrystalReport1.Destination = crptMapi
   CrystalReport1.EMailSubject = "New Hire - Rehire Report"
   CrystalReport1.EMailToList = "hayes heather"
   CrystalReport1.PrintFileType = crptExcel50
   CrystalReport1.Action = Enabled
When a field on the report is 0 it is displayed as "<Default Format>" in the excel spreadsheet.  I have tried just exporting the report with crystal to excel and it works fine, but I get different versions of excel to export.  I believe I am having problems because I am exporting to Excel 5.0.  I have Excel 2000 loaded on my client machine.  Is there a way to update the ocx to have the option to export to Excel 7.0?
       
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by:mlmcc
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You need install the export dlls.

To use Excel 2000 you may have to upgrade the version of CR.

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by:heatherh
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I have searched Crystal's knowledge base and the only export dlls I have found related to this issue are for version 6.0
Can you tell where I can find these dlls?
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I don't know.  I believe the Excel 7 dlls came with my copy of CR8.

I'll look in the morning to see if we downloaded an upgrade.

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by:heatherh
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Did a little more research and found out the the crystal ocx does not have an option to set the PrintFileType property to a version higher than excel 5.0.
In the mean time live with the bug until time permits to upgrade to CR 8.5
thanks for your help
hh
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