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Sorry I don't know the best way to describe this problem.

I need to report on multi databases but some of the tables will not have the information required to link...

Here an EXAMPLE to illustrate the problem:

The report is on FRUIT.

There is a "FRUITS" database of 4 Fruit Names with Fruit Codes: Apple:APL001 ,    Pear:PER001,     Banana:BAN001,     Orange:ORA001
And a "SEEDS" database of 3 Fruit with Seeds:  APL001:Seeds,    PER001:Seeds,   ORA001:Seeds

The Link between the databases will be on the FRUIT CODE.

I would like to report on Fruit showing Fruits Names and detailing if the Fruit have Seeds or not.

The desired result should look like:


Fruit Name          Has Seeds?
________________________
Apple                     Seeds
Banana                  [Blank]
Orange                  Seeds
Pear                      Seeds

Because there isn't a record of 'Bananas' or 'BAN001' in the SEEDS Database my report only shows the Fruit that do have seeds (or exist in the SEEDS database).
e.g.

Fruit Name          Has Seeds?
________________________
Apple                     YES
Orange                  YES
Pear                      YES

How can I get Crystal Reports to show all values including blank records?

Thanks,
MChallinor
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peter57r earned 1500 total points
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Hi Mchallinor,
When you have added the two tables to your report you will get the Links view displayed.
In this view you need to double click the join-line and set it to a left outer join (from Fruits to seeds)

Pete
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