You can not have Emerlad prompt the users, but Crystal itself can as I
noted below. Emerald would launch the report and before it displays
anything, the report woudl ask for the variables.
> Also, the only way I have been able to figure out a way to have a user pass
> a variable with Crystal Reports is to use the ActiveX control within a VB
> form. Is there another way?
Sure there is, but I don't know the relevance to it?
Ed and Kathy Tate wrote:
> > I have written several Crystal Report reports for use with Emerald. There
> > are several reports where I would like the user to be able to pass a
> > variable to the report such as a date range, customer status, etc. I
> > a provision in Emerald to allow for this (I am running 2.1.11)? If not,
> > what are my options?
> Crystal Reports intself has the ability for you to define parameters and
> query the user for them when the report is run. Therefore nothing is
> required on the Emerald side for this.
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