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1207148 - Linking to an application with parameters fails using the ActiveX viewer and the RDC in Crystal Reports XI


  • View a Crystal Report containing a parameterized link to an application.
  • Use the ActiveX viewer and the Report Designer Component (RDC).
  • Nothing happens when the hyperlink is clicked.
  • The hyperlink works as expected in Crystal Reports Designer.
  • Example link: "C:\WINNT\notepad.exe" C:\file.txt


This is a known issue and has been tracked: ADAPT00823033.


The hyperlink works now and the application is called with the according parameter.
Crystal Reports XI Release 1: Fixed as of COMMONXIWIN_MHF_200712, December 2007.
Crystal Reports XI Release 2: Is targeted to be fixed in Service Pack 4.


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