Crystal Report Viewer Print to PDF does not contain group tree as bookmarks

I have created a crystal report that contains a group tree.

The report will be opened by end users using crystal report viewer (CRV).

When I want to export this report to PDF from my full version of Crystal I get the option to export with group tree as bookmarks. (AWESOME!)

When I export to PDF from CRV i do not get this option, and when the export completes and i open the pdf the group tree is not a part of bookmarks.

Is it possible to export from CRV to PDF with the group tree?

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What CR Viewer are you using?

If you don't see the option, I doubt it is possible.

There are viewing tools that can.

See the Ken Hamady page for a list of other viewers.

I believe Visual Cut and the Data Link Viewer can do what you want.

Ido MilletProfessor of MIS at Penn State Erie and Owner, Millet SoftwareCommented:
Visual CUT is an overkill for such a simple need.  It supports more advanced bookmark options such as controlling (via Crystal formulas) the text & style of the pdf bookmarks and generating bookmarks from within subreports.

DataLink Viewer is cheaper and good enough for this use scenario. So should be several other free or inexpensive viewers on Ken's list.
No reason to change your viewer. Open the report in Crystal reports designer and set the option to export with group tree as bookmarks. Then save the report. The settings for PDF Export will be saved with the report and will be used by CRV.  If by any reason the report is still not exported correctly you can use R-Tag Community edition , which is free:

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PitSquadAuthor Commented:
I was able to edit the settings in the report designer to have the bookmarks always export, which then 'works' so when i export from CR the option is already selected to export w/ the bookmarks.

However, when I open in CRV and export the tree is not a part of the export :/

I have explored the other solutions listed above and will probably end up selecting one of these applications.

Thanks everyone for your help!
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