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1824321 - Slow performance of Crystal Reports with Sub Reports


Crystal Report with Sub Reports is slow in the designer and in Enterprise


  • SAP Crystal Reports 2008
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2011

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Create a Crystal Report with several sub reports
  2. Include many whilereadingrecords "read time" formulas in the main and sub reports
  3. Include many subreport links via parameters
  4. Include few or no whileprintingrecords "print time" formulas
  5. Include few or no parameters in sub reports that are not linked to the main report
  6. Notice that viewing the report in the Designer or Enterprise is slow


The issue has been identified and logged under Problem Report ID ADAPT01646358


  • This issue has been addressed in:
    • Fix Pack 4.4
    • Fix Pack 5.4
    • Service Pack 6


  • subreport
  • performance
  • slow
  • ADAPT01646359
  • ADAPT01655448
  • ADAPT01655449
, KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or Business View Manager , Bug Filed


Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2011