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1296653 - How to remove a group name from group tree


How to remove the sub group name from the group tree without removing the group by field as it is required for summarizing the data.

Reproducing the Issue

1.Create a report using Xtreme database.

2.Insert a group on country field followed by region field.

3.Now the group tree will show both country names and region names.



Crystal report creates group tree based on the groups inserted in the crystal and it cannot be changed


1.Create a report inserting a group on country field.

2.Create another report by inserting a group on region field and insert this report as a subreport in group footer of main report.

3.Now link the subreport with country field from main report using change subreport links option.

4.The report shows only country names in the group tree of main report.


KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or Business View Manager , Problem


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