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Temp Table Bug in Crystal Enterprise and Add Command?

DataDesignIT asked
Last Modified: 2008-02-26

I have a Command in my report where I'm using temporary tables. I can handle it locally with the SQL Server syntax below. However, when I try this successfully-imported report when using Crystal Enterprise, it's failing (apparently in the query; although I can't see what the error is).

What am I doing wrong? When testing locally, I found that sometimes Crystal would fail because the temp tables were identified as being present (when really they're not). Trying various combinations of keeping the DROP TABLE statements in, moving them to the conclusion, keeping them in both places has hit-and-miss effects. It's as if Crystal is parsing my SQL statement and evaluating, then running, or?... So, although I figured out the 'secret-combination' locally, now it's dying on Enterprise. (Grrrr....)

I'd like to keep this all in the Add Command 'realm' if possible. Any recommendations?

--------- START ---------------
drop table #tmp_expense;
drop table #tmp_footage;
drop table #tmp_master;
drop table #tmp_detail;

select * into #tmp_expense
from (blah-blah) as expenses

select * into #tmp_footage
from (blah-blah) as footage

select * into #tmp_master
from (blah-blah) as masterstuff

select *into #tmp_detail
from (blah-blah) as thedetails

[[[ ....... Here's the actual query that uses the TEMP tables ....... ]]]
select distinct master_plant, master_expense, detail_surface_feet, master_month_name, master_month_num,
sum(detail_exp_amount) as expense_amount
from #tmp_master left outer join #tmp_detail on detail_month_num = master_month_num and master_plant = detail_plant
group by master_plant, master_expense, detail_surface_feet, master_month_name, master_month_num
order by master_month_num, master_expense, master_plant

--------- END ---------------

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