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1314228 - Report takes long to open in Crystal reports


  • Report takes long to open
  • Changing the ODBC connection also takes long


  • Crystal Reports XI Release 2

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a Crystal report
  2. Save it
  3. Open the existing report
  • Crystal Reports XI Release 2


For this issue, anyone of the below workarounds is applicable:

  • Open the report in Crystal XI Release 2 installed on another machine
  • Recreate the report


  1. Open the existing report
  2. Go to File > Page Setup
  3. Check the option 'No printer (optimize for screen display)'
  4. Save report
  5. Repeat above steps but uncheck 'No printer' this time and save


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


SAP Crystal Reports XI R2