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Controlling export filename with Crystal Reports

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I have some Crystal Reports in my VB6 app that pring via Crysal Reports. I have the export button enabled and I have the users saving the reports as html. Is there a way to automate the printing of the report to HTML? I'd like to be able to add a buttion where the user just presses it and it automtaically exports to HTML instead if the poor interface that appeares when you choose HTML from the file list.
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Hi

I don't know if you are using the RDC or ActiveX version of Crytal Reports so here are two options to try

For the RDC version

report.ExportOptions.DestinationType = crEDTDiskFile
report.ExportOptions.DiskFileName = "C:\Path\MyFile.htm"
report.ExportOptions.FormatType = crEFTHTML32Standard  'or crEFTHTML40
report.Export (false)

For the ActiveX version

report.Destination =crptToFile
report.PrintFileName = "C:\Path\MyFile.htm"
reportPrintFileType = crptHTML32Std
report.PrintFile

Cheers
G

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