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1486910 - How to change the file name while exporting using the Crystal Reports DHTML viewer for VS .NET


  • Using the export button of the DHTML viewer, the exported file takes on the name of the viewer control
  • By default the viewer control is called CrystalReportViewer1

Reproducing the Issue

  • Using VS .NET, display a report in the DHTML viewer
  • Click the export button on the viewer's toolbar
  • The exported file is given the name of the viewer control


The following code will set the name of the exported report file

ReportDocument rd = new ReportDocument();
CrystalReportViewer1.ID = "ReportUsageDetailByArea";
CrystalReportViewer1.ReportSource = rd;


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Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP Crystal Reports XI R2