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1955638 - Crystal Reports crashes when updating subreport table aliases names


  • When updating the database location the main report table alias name was fixed but it was not fixed for the subreport aliases.
  • Subreport Table alias name is updated with an underscore in it's name when updating subreport logon info using .NET RAS SDK
  • When attempting to update the subreport log on info with a new Database server the table name alias name is removed and the original name has "_x" ( x being a number )


  • SAP Crystal Reports 2011
  • SAP Crystal Reports 2013
  • SAP Crystal Reports Developer for Visual Studio

Reproducing the Issue

  1. In Crystal Reports, open a report that contains a subreport.
  2. Rename the subreport alias name.
  3. Crystal Reports crash. 


  • This issue was tracked under: ADAPT01713271



CR, CD for Visual Studio , KBA , BI-RA-CR , Crystal Reports designer or Business View Manager , Bug Filed


SAP Crystal Reports 2011 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2013