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1984381 - How to disable "Saved data" from a report in the IDE of Visual Studio .NET Crystal Reports designer


  • Saved Data option allows for quick testing and previewing.
  • At runtime, the report should not be using Saved Data.
  • How to remove saved data from a report in the  IDE of Visual Studio .NET Crystal Reports designer?


  • SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Microsoft Visual Studio 2010 / 2012


  • Preview the report in the Crystal Reports designer.
  • Find the option "Save data in the report" in the top righ corner of teh preview:




  • Uncheck the option.
  • Saved data can also be discarded using the Crystal reprots APIs for Visual Studio .NET.
  • Use the myReportDocument.Refresh() method:


Dim autoSaveData As Boolean = myReportDocument.ReportOptions.EnableSaveDataWithReport
If autoSaveData = False And myReportDocument.HasSavedData = True Then
             MsgBox("Discarding unsaved data in the report")
End If

See Also

  • Note that the Saved Data option in the SAP Crystal Reports stand-alone designer (CR 2008, CR 2011, CR 2013), the option is located under the File menu:




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SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio