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How to print Group in Crystal Reports if Group has no details

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I have a Crystal Report with a Group #1, a Group #2, and a Details section.  Each section points to a related table.  Group #2 is related to Group #1 through a foreign key in the Group #2 table.  The Details section is related to Group #2 through a foreign key in the Details table.

My problem is that not all of my Group #2 records have entries in the Details table but I want to print all of my Group #2 records.

How do I accomplish this?
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Question by:MicheleDunham
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If the query doesn't return a record for theat group then you really can't provide the header since it doesn't have a record to use.

How do you have the tables joined?
Is there a single recordset for the report or are you using subreports?

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You might be able to get around it by removing the details table from the main report and popping it in a subreport.

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Thank you for the advice on creating a subreport.  I decided to document this solution since it is something others have needed to do and I haven't found anything very explicit out there.

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I provided the detailed documentation of my solution so others could benefit.
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