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ASP.net CrystalReportViewer / Overlapping Form Elements

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I have a asp.net webpage I am trying to use the <cr:crystalreportviewer> in.  I can get the report to show great, but the problem is, the report overlaps any of the other elements on the form. Basically I have a webform to allow the user to select the report, and I want the report to appear below the rest of the form.  I've verified like 10 times now that the html on the page is valid (i'm not forgetting to close any tags), also I use no absolute positioning in my page.  Does the report viewer need to be in its own page?

My basic html setup of the page is something like this

<div>
  ..form elements
</div>
<div>
  <cr:crystalreportviewer ....>
</div>

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by:mlmcc
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I am not that familiar with web and asp with Crystal but I believe you are correct that the viewer should be in its own form.

I believe there are ways to have a report show as you are wanting but it is not through the viewer.

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by:frodoman
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I've done just a very little work with this but I've always had the viewer on a form with other elements:

<form id="Form1" method="post" runat="server">
  <CR:CRYSTALREPORTVIEWER id="CrystalReportViewer1"...> </CR:CRYSTALREPORTVIEWER>
  <asp:textbox id="TextBox1" ...>  </asp:textbox>
  ... etc ...
</form>

Perhaps it's the positioning of your <div> layers that's causing the problem?

If it helps you may want to check some sample applications to get you started: http://support.businessobjects.com/communityCS/FilesAndUpdates/vbnet_web_samples.exe.asp

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by:TommyTupa
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I've had the same problem and am forced to output reports containing subreports to PDF rather than HTML.  Please let me know if you find a solution.

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by:raterus
ID: 11718782
It would seem that the CrystalReportViewer outputs a style-tag along with everything else.

<style>
    div {position:absolute; z-index:25}
    a {text-decoration:none}
    a img {border-style:none; border-width:0}
</style>

Which takes all my div's and positions them in the upper left, any way to turn this off.  I experimented with the html, when just taking out the first line of that style, the report gets messed up (but it doesn't overlap anymore!)
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by:raterus
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Well it's pretty limiting as far as the web goes, but if you take the rest of your content out of <div> or <asp:panel> objects, the viewer will display where you put it.
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