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2194352 - Error in Conditional Formula no longer generates a valid .NET SDK error message


When there is an issue during report generation, the error message we get from runtime does not reflect the real problem.

It always give:

  • The system cannot find the path specified

We know the issue is data type mismatch with Page Header Suppress formula.

In CR for VS SP7 the error generated was:

  • A string is required here.
  • Error in File DPCOID {77975823-3B82-44CE-B61A-AC83BDA2118A}.rpt:
  • Error in formula  Section_Visibility:
  • '{E125AADetailRowData.ChartSequence}=1.00'
  • A string is required here.
  • Details: errorKind


Crystal Reports for Visual Studio SP 14


This issue has been reported to R&D and set for Service Pack 15. Scheduled to be released end of September 2015 but that date can change.

You can down load SP 15 from this link:


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SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio