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1669445 - Crystal Reports crash when adding a new subreport


  • Crystal Reports crash.
  • When adding a new subreport to the report, Crystal Reports crash. 


  • SAP Crystal Reports 2008 

Reproducing the Issue

  1. In Crystal Reports, create a report.
  2. Insert a subreport, by slecting under the menu "Insert" Subreport
  3. Select: Create a Subreport with Report wizard
  4. Give a new report name and click on: Report Wizard
  5. Select Tables and dat abase fields, and click: finish
  6. Click OK


  1. In Crystal Reports, create a report that you will like to use a subreport, and save it on your local computer.
  2. Open the report on which you want to insert the report you just created as a subreport.
  3. Under the menu "Insert", select "Subreport"
  4. Select: Choose an Existing one
  5. Click on Browse to select your report you saved earlier on your local computer.
  6. Click on OK


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