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How to pass in data to a text box in Crystal Reports 10

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I call this report from vb.net.  I send it a query no problems.  However, I have a text box on the report that I need to pass in data to.  Basically, the report title.  How in vb.net code, do I set this text box to read "Sales Report" ?

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http://support.businessobjects.com/communityCS/FilesAndUpdates/vbnet_win_samples.exe.asp

Look at the dynamic report formula sample.  In general it is easier to pass a formula into the report than a text box.

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changing a text object should be easier. you don't have to worry about any formula syntax.. this article explains how to do it
http://support.businessobjects.com/library/kbase/articles/c2010641.asp
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The formula would simply be the text he wants passed in " "

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So far so good, the example code is fairly hard to understand, I was hoping for something a little more simple.  Ewaldt, thats exactly how I did it with older versions of Crystal with VB 6, but that no longer works with the new version.  I was hoping for something like

Report.txtTitle = "SALES REPORT"

Even the example code doesn't exactly tell you how to get the field names INTO the text boxes.  Any more hints?

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