Crystal Report String required in calc

Hi.  I created a report using Crystal Reports Developer v.11.5 over a SQL database.  I recently swiched servers and am getting an error on one of my report calcs.  both servers are Windows Server 2008 R2 and are running SQL 2012.    
Calc is: {VMI_WC_PRIO.START_DT}<= CurrentDate + 30     error is:  A string is required here.

Error is in the command.  Is this currentdate formula no longer valid?
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mlmccCommented:
It sounds like the new server has the date field as a string.

Open the report and do a VERIFY DATABASE on it.

mlmcc

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valmaticAuthor Commented:
HI.  I verified and it came up with a map window so I unchecked "same type" and I was able to map my report field to the database field in the map window.  The database verified and said it was fixed but then took me to the formula window and said "A String is Required Here".  The "CurrentDate + 30"  portion of my formula is highlighted when this msgbox appears.   thanks
mlmccCommented:
What type does Crystal think the date field is?  

You may have to remove the test to run the command.

When you are in the Crystal editor you can see what type the field is in the field explorer.

mlmcc
valmaticAuthor Commented:
Thanks.  I decided to go a different route on this though and just rebuilt the SQL view with my calc in it.  Solved my issue anyway..  Enjoy the points but keep me in mind if you see my name.  I'm fairly new to both SQL server and Crystal so I'm sure I'll have other questions..  cheers.
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