Crystal Reports Export

Hi,

I'm trying to export my report in to PDF format with the "Bookmarks" option to give the user the option to navigate the report using an index.

For some reason, in visual studio community 2015, I can only get that export option when I'm in the "Main Report Preview" mode, If I run the app, load the report, click the export button, export to PDF, I don't get any option to create bookmarks; I also get about half the "Save as type" format options as I do in the preview mode.

I have the Full Crystal reports version 14.1.6.1702 (2013 support pack 6), but in vb.net it doesn't seem to have the same options.
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mlmccCommented:
The .Net version is a bit limited and that I believe is one of the limitations.

Visual Cut from Millet Software can do what you want.
http://www.milletsoftware.com/visualcutBenefit.htm

mlmcc
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Ido MilletProfessor of MIS at Penn State Erie and Owner, Millet SoftwareCommented:
Assuming you always want that option turned on, try to open the rpt in Crystal Designer, go to File, Report Export Options... and save the desired setting for PDF. After saving the rpt, the runtime should use it automatically.

In terms of your other question (more export options), you may want to look at some of the 3rd-party viewers listed at http://kenhamady.com/bookmarks.html (Visual CUT is better suited for more advanced use scenarios).
Disclosure: I'm the developer of Visual CUT.
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