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1207044 - How to decrease the HTML Form Hidden Field '__VIEWSTATE' when displaying Crystal Reports via ASP.NET


Slow performance is observed with an ASP.NET application that uses Crystal Reports .NET Web Forms Viewer to display reports over a small-bandwidth connection.

Reading the HTML source client-side, it is observed that much of the HTML size is taken by the __VIEWSTATE hidden field.

What is the purpose of the __VIEWSTATE hidden field? Why does it become so large? How can the __VIEWSTATE size be decreased?



Crystal Enterprise 10 ; Crystal Reports Server XI R2 ; Crystal Reports Server XI R2, OEM edition ; SAP BusinessObjects Business Intelligence platform R2 ; SAP BusinessObjects Enterprise XI ; SAP Crystal Reports XI ; SAP Crystal Reports XI R2 ; SAP Crystal Server XI


VIEWSTATE .NET , 9718686 , KBA , BI-BIP , Business intelligence platform , Bug Filed

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