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1218475 - Numbers formatted in German Crystal Reports 10 appear with English formatting


In Crystal Reports 10 (German edition), when you format numbers using the Format Editor, the formatting is English instead of German. For example, the German formatted number 10.000,00 appears with the English formatting, 10,000.00.


The issue has been identified and tracked under ID ADAPT00320159.


Hot Fixes or Service Packs address this issue as indicated below. With the update(s), the options for formatting numbers now use the German format of a full stop as the digit grouping symbol, and a comma as the decimal symbol.



Hot Fixes and Service Packs are not designed for OEM versions. Do not apply these updates if you are using an OEM version. To determine if you are using an OEM version, refer to the OEM Product Warning.


For Crystal Reports 10 (German), the latest update for this issue is available on the Downloads area of our web site.

If you have made any modifications to ePortfolio or the Web Desktop in Crystal Enterprise 8.5, 9 or 10, this update may overwrite your custom code in Crystal Server Page (CSP) files. Therefore, it is recommended that you back up your ePortfolio folder before applying the updates.

This issue is addressed in the following components (and later versions):

  • craxddrt.dll, version, dated 2/20/2005
  • crw32.exe, version, dated 2/20/2005
  • crw32_res_de.dll, version, dated 2/20/2005
  • craxddrt_res_de.dll, version, dated 2/20/2005


Monthly Hot Fixes and Service Packs


To determine if this issue is also addressed in a Monthly Hot Fix or Service Pack for your product, search the readme file for the Track ID number (that is, ADAPTXXXXXXXX) in the latest Monthly Hot Fix or Service Pack.

Monthly Hot Fixes readmes and Service Pack readmes are available in the Downloads area of our web site.



Issues addressed on one operating system platform at the Weekly Hot Fix level may be addressed later on multiple operating system platforms (if applicable) at the Monthly Hot Fix and Service Packs level. For example, an issue only resolved on the Windows platform in a Weekly Hot Fix may be resolved later on UNIX platforms such as IBM AIX and Sun Solaris in future Monthly Hot Fixes or Service Packs for these platforms.

To determine if these issues are resolved in a Monthly Hot Fix or Service Pack on another platform, search for the Track ID number in the readme at the locations indicated above.

See Also

For more information on the issues addressed in the Hot Fix or Service Pack, view the readme PDF or text file included in the ZIP or TAR file.

For more information on the different update types, refer to our Hot Fix and Service Pack FAQ.


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