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2947850 - Exporting HTML wrapped in text causes Crystal Reports Designer 2016+ and .NET CR for VS SP 27 CR Viewer to crash when exporting to txt format


Crystal Report Viewer CR for VS SP 27 and CR Designer 2016 SP 8 will crash if you try to export the displayed report to either txt or ttx format.

All other formats (doc,xls,pdf,htm, ...) work without problems.


  • SAP Crystal Reports 2016
  • Crystal Reports Developer, for Visual Studio


HTML code wrapped with text will cause the Designer and CR Viewer to crash with no option to capture the exception.


This issue has been escalated to R&D for a fix in both the DEsigner and the .NET SDK.


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SAP Crystal Reports 2016 ; SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio