Simulated Cascading Parameters in Crystal Reports 10

Posted on 2009-02-09
Last Modified: 2012-05-06
I know that Crystal Reports XI offers cascading parameters.  The company I am working
for is using Crystal Reports 10, and there are no plans to migrate to XI.  Is there any
way of simulating  cascading parameters in CR 10?  For example, once I prompt
user for "Department", I would then like to prompt user for ONLY those "Teachers" in that
specific "Department".   ( These have got to be parameters. )

Thanks for your help.

Question by:rayshin
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    Expert Comment

    I don't believe that there is any way to do this within CR10.
    The only solution for pre-XI versions of CR is to create a 'front-end' application (using VB, say) to collect and  pass the parameters using code.
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    Accepted Solution

    At least one of the 3rd-party Crystal reports Viewers listed at provides dynamic & cascading parameter functionality even for versions prior to XI.

    Author Comment


    I don't think that's an option since this company would prefer to avoid 3rd-party add-ons, but
    thanks for the references.


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