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Crystal Reports XI - Dynamic Table Assignment

rkuhnle asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-10
Hi All,

I'm trying to find out where I need to begin looking...  I'm working with someone that is
Developing a CR report that takes parameters from a source application.  I'd like to pass a
discrete Table Name to the report rather than having CR binded to the table ahead of time.

Here's the situation...  My DB makes daily backups of certain tables and appends a date

The structure of each of the tables is exactly the same.

In essence I want to say Run Report X and run it for 20101017....  How do I go about building
my report to dynamically allow for this?  My very limited knowledge or CR doesn't allow me to
say that it can or can't be done.

Thanks in advance.
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