VB Script: Crystal Printing Notification

Hello:

An end user of Crystal Web Viewer in Internet Explorer 11 says that asterisks used to display on her documents in Web Viewer, whenever she would print those documents.

She says that, about six months ago when they upgraded, these asterisks stopped displaying.

In the Developer Tools section (F12) of the Web Viewer, is there some sort of VB code that can be written from scratch to create these asterisks?  And, if so, can you at least give me a hint as to what this code would look like?

Thanks!

TBSupport
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mlmccCommented:
Are you running these through Launchpad or are you using another application?

mlmcc
James0628Commented:
FWIW, I assume that this is the same issue you were asking about in this question:

http://www.experts-exchange.com/questions/28699251/Crystal-Reports-Web-Viewer-Notification-of-Printing.html

 It's hard to come up with an answer without knowing where those asterisks were coming from in the first place.  One idea I had was that maybe the "asterisks" weren't really normal asterisks and were characters in a special font, and now the font isn't working (for whatever reason), so you don't see those characters anymore.  But I have absolutely nothing to back that up.  It's just a wild guess (one of the few things I could think of that might explain some characters "disappearing" from a normal report).

 James
mlmccCommented:
COuld you upload the report file?

Can you show where the ** appear?

mlmcc
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TBSupportAuthor Commented:
Hello:

Attached is the .rpt file.  I could not attach the Web Viewer file.

Anyway, the asterisk in Web Viewer appear to the right of "SOPNUMBE" in the upper-right corner and in the list of document numbers on the left in the group (tree view).

Please let me know, if you have any other questions!  

Thanks, mlmcc!

TBSupport
Bill-of-Lading-by-Req-Ship-Date.rpt
mlmccCommented:
I don't see anything in the report file.  Is the report based on a stored procedure?

Is it perhaps adding the ** to the end of the serial number?

mlmcc
TBSupportAuthor Commented:
Hi mlmcc:

It is based on a stored procedure, yes.  It's not adding the asterisks to a serial number, though, no.

TBSupport
mlmccCommented:
If she prints a list from 8-10 months ago do the ** appear?

Can she print such a report?

mlmcc
TBSupportAuthor Commented:
Hi mlmcc:

It's a good thought.  But, unfortunately, the one person who may know where such reports are at has left the company.  She conducted the upgrade.

TBSupport
mlmccCommented:
Try running the report and using a date of 6-8 months ago like 15 Jan 2015 or 15 Oct 2014

mlmcc

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TBSupportAuthor Commented:
Hi mlmcc:

SAP says that there's a possibility that the reports need to be upgraded.  Do you concur, with that opinion?

TBSupport
mlmccCommented:
What was upgraded 6 months ago?

If the BO software was upgraded, I might agree.  If it was just an IE upgrade, I doubt that will make any difference.

Are they running IE in compatibility mode?

mlmcc
TBSupportAuthor Commented:
Hi mlmcc:

What does "BO" stand for?  :)

IE is, indeed, running in compatibility mode.  SAP did suggest to do so, if upgrading was not done, though, running IE in compatibility mode is not helping.

Thanks!

TBSupport
mlmccCommented:
BO - Business Objects.

mlmcc
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