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Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Thu, 23 Jul 1998 08:51:38 -0700

Ed and Kathy Tate wrote:
> We wanted to have all the reports run from within the Emerald system. I am
> unclear as to whether or not I can prompt a user for variables from within
> the Emerald system.

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
> there
> > 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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