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using text object value from crystal report into formula editor

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i have a text box object in my crystal report form,(named txtName) and i've assign a value to it...let say "My Name". I want to create a formulae that used the text box value....like, "I want to print this" & txtName.value, but this method won't work..:D please somebody help me..;D
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by:mlmcc
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I don't think you can get at the text box values from Crystal.  

Instead of a text box create a formula

Name - MyTextBox
Formula
'My Name'

You should be able to use the formula in your other formula.

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the problem is...the txtName value will always changed depending on user input
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by:GJParker
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<< the problem is...the txtName value will always changed depending on user input >>

how does the value change ? text boxes can't be edited by users at run time.

Could you use a parameter field ? to hold the name and then use this in your formula.

Gary



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th value of the text box is changed within a VB Form. Just passing the value to the txtName on code
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In that case you can use mlmcc idea nad instead of passing the value to a text box via code amend your code to pass the value to a formula.

create a formula with a single space inside double quotes.

then yuo can pass the value to this at runtime using the Text property of the formula object i.e.

Report.FormulaFields.Item(1).text = "My Name"

Gary


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Actually you need to include the quotes in the text replacement

Use

Report.FormulaFields.Item(1).text = " 'My Name' "

or

Report.FormulaFields.Item(1).text = chr(34) & "My Name" & chr(34)

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by:craduza
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i've solved the problem. Just add the needed field in my query...:D thankz for ur help...:D
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Glad I could help

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