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1322035 - The name of a measure from a SAP Bex Query shows the Unique Identifier instead of it's display name in Crystal Reports 2008


The name of a measure from a SAP Bex Query shows the Unique Identifier instead of it's display name 

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a Crystal Reports based on a SAP BEX query
  2. Note the name of the measures

Crystal Reports XI R2
Crystal Reports 2008 SP0 and beyond


This behaviour can be changed in the Crystal Reports options


  1. In Crystal Reports expand the menu: File
  2. Click on Options
  3. Click on the tab Database
  4. For Tables and Fields  choose the option: Description to display the measure's display name


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Crystal Reports 2008 V1