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1282625 - Number parameter show numeric values with comma and decimal separator in Crystal Reports.


Default values in number parameter appear with decimal separator e.g. if a database field 'Year month' contains a value as 200505 then the parameter prompt shows it as 200,505.00



  • Crystal Reports XI R2
  • Crystal Reports 2008

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to File -> Options -> Fields -> Number -> Number -> Customize and make sure that the Thousand and Decimal Seperator is not selected.
  2. Create new report using Xtreme and the Orders table.
  3. Insert Order ID
  4. Create Static or Dynamic Prompt for Order ID.
  5. Insert manually or through the drop down 1002, 1003, 1006 and 1007.
  6. Use Select Expert to set the Order ID field to the new parameter. The field formats now show all the fields without a thousand seperator.
  7. Refresh the report and use the default value list to pick a number. The values are shown as 1,002/1,003/1,006 and 1,007.


The issue has been identified and logged under Problem Report ID ADAPT00644890.


This fix for this behavior will be available in future Service Pack.


commas, decimal,Number Parameter , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or Business View Manager , Bug Filed


Crystal Reports 2008 V0 ; Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP Crystal Reports XI R2