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Posted 20 Nov 2003
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Passing Parameters to Crystal Reports at Runtime

, 20 Nov 2003
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Get and set the parameter value from the report


This article describes how to get and set the parameter value from the report:



This example is composed of:

  1. A sample report 

  2. A form that loads the report automatically and shows the preview report

  3. A button that retrieves the parameter's actual value using the method:

    private string GetParamValue (string paramName)
        string tmpValue="";
        for(int i=0;i<ReportDoc.DataDefinition.FormulaFields.Count; i++)
    						"{" + paramName + "}")
            tmpValue= ReportDoc.DataDefinition.FormulaFields[i].Text ;
        return tmpValue;
  4. Another button that changes the values of the report using the textbox text:

    private void SetParamValue (string paramName, string paramValue)
        for(int i=0;i<ReportDoc.DataDefinition.FormulaFields.Count; i++)
    					"{" + paramName + "}")
        ReportDoc.DataDefinition.FormulaFields[i].Text = "\"" +paramValue +"\"";


This article, along with any associated source code and files, is licensed under The Code Project Open License (CPOL)


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As with the other comments, this was exactly what I was looking for! Thanks!!!
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