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Hi,

I don't know if this is possible so I thought that I should ask the question first.
We have various crystal reports that have been created by contractors over a period of a couple of years. We have found that the indexes have not been used properly on a number of them and have caused problems with the database. Running slow etc. Is it possible to write a vb. Net application to run through each of the reports and list the tables ans the joins between each of the tables? And if so how can I do this? We have a small IT team and don't have the resource available to go through each of them.

Regards,

Ross
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There are several 3rd-party Crystal Report Documentation utilities listed at http://www.kenhamady.com/bookmarks.html
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You can also export the report in Report Definition Format and get much of that information

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