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1648089 - "Prompt with description only" feature doesn't work for all dynamic cascading prompt parameters in Crystal Report preview panel


"Prompt with description only" feature only works well for the last dynamic cascading prompt parameter in Crystal Report preview panel


  • Crystal Reports 2008 (CR 2008)

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Launch Crystal Reports 2008 Designer.
  2. Create a new report with sample database file [xtreme.mdb].
  3. Create a dynamic cascading prompt with a description by right clicking Parameter fields in the Field Explorer.
  4. Set all prompt parameters by description only to true.
  5. Refresh the report and then input values for parameters.
    =>All parameters display with value list of description in prompt dialog.
  6. Click OK and check the result in preview panel.
    =>Only the last parameter in cascading prompt displays with description while the others are displayed with value.

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Note: The issue only observed when using cascading prompt,  the option works well for single dynamic prompt parameter.


The issue has been identified and logged under Problem Report ID ADAPT01586070.


The issue was fixed in CR2008 SP6.


CR, option, pane, param, ADAPT, 01586070 , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or Business View Manager , Bug Filed


Crystal Reports 2008 V1