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I have a report file that I am sending values to and storing in text objects at runtime in my code. This report is being used as a subreport in my main report file. I have this subreport added to the main report but when the pdf is created, the subreport is blank and not showing the values that I sent to it.

How can I get the subreport to import the values I stored in it via code at runtime?
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by:mlmcc
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How are you exporting the report?

If it is through the viewer then I don't think you can.

You could export through your own code and pass the values to the subreport then export and that should work.

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by:FIM2003
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Sending values to reportSummary (subreport) and exporting report (main report) to a PDF at the end of the code with:

report.ExportToHttpResponse(ExportFormatType.PortableDocFormat, Response, false, "Statement");

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However, I'm not sure what should go above that to ensure the report receives all of the values I sent to the reportSummary.
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How are you calling the viewer?

The code should be the same except for calling the export rather than the viewer

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by:FIM2003
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Not using a viewer. The code just passes parameters to the report and some additional data to the subreport file and then exports the pdf.

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How are you passing the information to the subreport?

Is the subreport set to reimport on open?

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by:FIM2003
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Here is some of the code for how I am passing different information to each of the reports. I'm just including a few lines as examples since it's nearly all of the same, just multiple variables.

The subreport does have "Re-import When Opening" enabled.


private CrystalReportBill report = new CrystalReportBill();
private BillSummary reportSummary = new BillSummary();

CrystalDecisions.CrystalReports.Engine.TextObject lblBalanceDue = ((CrystalDecisions.CrystalReports.Engine.TextObject)reportSummary.Balance.ReportObjects["lblBalanceDue"]);
lblBalanceDue.Text = String.Format("{0:C}", row["Amount_Due"]);

report.SetParameterValue("@cwid", id);
report.SetParameterValue("@begdate", begDateCR);
report.SetParameterValue("@enddate", endDateCR);

report.ExportToHttpResponse(ExportFormatType.PortableDocFormat, Response, false, "BillingStatement");

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Turn off the reimport.

Where are you opening the subreport in the code?

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by:FIM2003
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Okay, that was originally disabled but I enabled it to try when it was originally not working.

The summary (subreport) is being added in the Report Header.
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Oh, whoops sorry. Read right over the "in the code."

The subreport is being created before the Page_Load:

public partial class BillMonth : System.Web.UI.Page
{
        string id;
        private CrystalReportBill report = new CrystalReportBill();
        private BillSummary reportSummary = new BillSummary();
        
        protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
        {

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Is BillSummary the subreport?

You need to open it as a subreport object not as its own report.

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