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Crystal Reports reading data from XML

Berhan Karagoez
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Last Modified: 2012-08-13
1. in CR, I am using xml as data source.
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2. xml is exported using access' Application.ExportXML
3. with the export xml files has exportet all columns containing data.
4. sometimes the coulmn exported are more or less, meaning a column will be missing later on.
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5. in CR again, I have formulas on some fields that are no longer on the xml file, because they don't contain data and thus not being exported at #2.

Besides writting the xml export function manually instead of using MS' .ExportXML is it possible in Crystal reports to simply:
 a. does this field name exist?
 - yes = use it
 - no = ignore it (gives me "This field is not known" error at the moment.

/BK
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right, thanks for the info.
Easy still wel deserved points! ;)

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