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1762513 - How to minimize or close the Crystal Reports .NET Windows viewer while data is being retrieved


  • While retrieving a large amount of data in a VS .NET Windows application, the Crystal Report viewer displays a progress indicator, but no data
  • To a user this looks like the viewer is not responding
  • Is there a way to to minimize or close the viewer?

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  • Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2010
  • Visual Studio 2010


  • By design
  • The Winform Viewer works in a single thread mode and thus needs to wait until it is called by the Report Engine


  • Reference: ADAPT01273595
  • Status: Rejected - By Design


CR2010 2010 CR4VS2010 CR4VS VS2010 NET2010 Crystal Reports for .NET Framework 4.0 crforvs 13 spinner , KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , Problem


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