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how to load header image in crystal reports dynamically from Database ?

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How to load images in a crystal report from DB. The underlying table has FileName column.

The report should get the application path and FileName from table.FileName column and display in report header.
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Question by:senecaglobal
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by:peter57r
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Which version of CR?
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by:senecaglobal
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Crystal reports 2008
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by:TommySzalapski
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Insert a default picture, then right click on it and hit 'Format Graphic'
On the picture tab click the formula button by 'Graphic Location' and put the column name in there.
{tableName.logoColumn}
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by:senecaglobal
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The database column consists of just image name not full path.

i would like to have solution like this

App.path+ columnName
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PCIIain earned 500 total points
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Can you parse the application path out of the file path for the report itself?

If so, the filepath of the report is available using the 'Filename' selection from the 'Document Properties' node in the Functions part of the formula workshop.
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