using a dataset from another project as my Crystal Reports datasource

Posted on 2009-04-07
Last Modified: 2013-12-17
Hi experts

I have a project which holds all my datasets and one which holds all my reports.
Now, I want to use the datasets from this other project in my reports.

How can I do that?
I already tried to use my dataset-object as datasource, but when I'm doing that none of my tables shows any columns.
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Éric Moreau earned 500 total points
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thanks for the interessting link.
but I don't really understand how you get your dataset into your report project. You create a scheme in project1 and use it in project2 but how?
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by:Éric Moreau
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You will need to add a reference in project 2 to project 1 and your dataset (if public) should be visible.

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I did everything you said.
But after those steps I had to add a new connection (with the database-wizard of cr) which pointed to my xsd-file.
Now it seems to work.
I don't really understand why it didn't work they way said :-/

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Thanks for the help.

For all other users, please note my last post. it may save you some time

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