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Connecting sub reports from VB6

I have built a report in Crystal XI that has two subReports. The report works fine when I run it from Crystal Designer, but when I integrate it into my App (VB6) I get the following error:

"This field name is not known"

If I remove the subReports from the report, the report runs, so I know the subReports are the problem, and strongly suspect that the subReport is not being opened properly.

This is the code I am using to open the subReports. Any help is greatly appreciated.

dim i as integer

i = 0

For Each CRXSection In CRXSections

Set CRXReportObjects = CRXSection.ReportObjects

For Each CRXReportObject In CRXReportObjects

If CRXReportObject.Kind = crSubreportObject Then

i = i + 1

Set CRXSubreportObj = CRXReportObject

Set CRXSubreport = CRXSubreportObj.OpenSubreport

Set rstSub(i) = RecordsetFactory

rstSub(i).open Sql(i), AppConnection, adOpenDynamic, adLockOptimistic

CRXSubreport.Database.SetDataSource rstSub(i), 3, 1

End If

Next CRXReportObject

Next CRXSection

Former Member

Hi Raford,

What database driver are you using ?

Try to update the database connection for the report.

You can do that by opening report in designer, then

Go To Database Menu -> Setdatasource Location

Connect to the datasource you want and update the datasource.

Save the report.Now run from application.

As you are having issue through code i would suggest

you to post this query to the NET Development - Crystal Reports forum:


That forum is monitored by qualified technicians and you will get a faster response there.

Thank you for your understanding,



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