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I need to make a User Defined Function in Crystal Reports. How do i go about it?

It is basically a Figures to Words converter, but the towords() function does not satisfy Indian Currency units.

I have the function already being used in various projects in VB, can that be used here?

Kalrani
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by:Ido Millet
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You can create a UFL (User Function Library) based on your VB code.  See BO's tech support site for documents on how you crate a UFL using Visual Basic.

If you post the VB code here, I can test and let you know if it works well in a UFL (basically a question of arguments & return data types).

Cheers,
- Ido
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by:kalrani
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simple function

function figurestowords(amount as double) as string

...
...
....code here

return figurestowords 'returns the amount in words suitable for indian currency'

end function
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by:Ido Millet
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Should work without a problem in a UFL.
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by:kalrani
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Could you point to the correct Tech support page of Business Objects it is readily available with you.
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