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Friday, 21 August 2009

List of Value Limit - CR

I've just happened upon a major shortcoming of Crystal Reports. A dynamic parameter is only retrieving a limited number of records. On further inspection I found this from Brian Bischof:


'There is an undocumented registry entry that you should know about. By default, CR only reads 1,000 records before creating the list of values to display. You have to add a registry entry to override the default behavior.

HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Business Objects\Suite 11.0\Crystal Reports\DatabaseOptions\LOV If you are using R2, then change 11.0 to 11.5.

Add a string called MaxRowsetRecords and set a new maximium number of records. Making it 0 gives you unlimited records'

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