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1976422 - Error: ‘HY000:MALFORMED_QUERY' when refreshing a report based off, that filter data on a date, in Crystal Reports


  • When refreshing a report in Crystal Reports 2013, it fails with the error: "Failed to retrieve data from the database".
  • Used to be able to refresh the same report in Crystal Reports 2011.
  • When reporting off in Crystal Reports 2013, if the report contains a Record Selection Formula that filter on date fields, it fails with the following errors:
    "SAP Crystal Reports: Failed to retrieve data from the database"

    "SAP Crystal Reports: Database Connector Error: ‘HY000:MALFORMED_QUERY: CreatedDate >= YYYY-MM-DD 00:00:00 ) AND ( CreatedDate < YYYY-MM-DD Error at Row:1:Column:81  line 1:81 no viable alternative at character ‘ [Database Vendor Code: 70]’ "

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  • SAP Crystal Reports 2013


SAP Crystal Reports 2013


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