Solved

Change Crystal database from development to production without losing fields

Posted on 2008-10-20
2
210 Views
Last Modified: 2012-05-05
I have several Crystal Reports for a program that are linked to tables in a development database. The table structure in the production database are identical to those in development. When I use the Database Expert to change the data source, the fields disappear and I have to re-format all of the fields again when I make the new connection. Is there an easy way to change the database connection from development to production without losing the fields in the report?
0
Comment
Question by:CADOIM
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
2 Comments
 
LVL 101

Accepted Solution

by:
mlmcc earned 125 total points
ID: 22760735
You need to use the SET DATABASE LOCATIION under the DATABASE menu.

mlmcc
0
 

Author Comment

by:CADOIM
ID: 22760919
Thanks!
0

Featured Post

On Demand Webinar - Networking for the Cloud Era

This webinar discusses:
-Common barriers companies experience when moving to the cloud
-How SD-WAN changes the way we look at networks
-Best practices customers should employ moving forward with cloud migration
-What happens behind the scenes of SteelConnect’s one-click button

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

I hate sub reports and always consider them the last resort in any reporting solution.  The negative effect on performance and maintainability is just not worth the easy ride they give the report writer.  Nine times out of ten reporting requirements…
Hot fix for .Net Crystal Reports 10.2.3600.0 to fix problems with sub reports running on 64 bit operating systems ISSUE: Reports which contain subreports fail with error "Missing Parameter Value" DEPLOYMENT SERVER OS: Windows 2008 with 64 bi…
Michael from AdRem Software outlines event notifications and Automatic Corrective Actions in network monitoring. Automatic Corrective Actions are scripts, which can automatically run upon discovery of a certain undesirable condition in your network.…
Monitoring a network: how to monitor network services and why? Michael Kulchisky, MCSE, MCSA, MCP, VTSP, VSP, CCSP outlines the philosophy behind service monitoring and why a handshake validation is critical in network monitoring. Software utilized …

729 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question