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EVSchmidt
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    Posted: 13 May 2019 at 5:56am
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I am trying to use a hyperlink in a report which has numerous file names minus the path. Note: i could include the path if it helps. It would be the same for all. I would like the hyperlink to display the PDF or HTML file when selected. I can manually select and create a hyperlink for each report file name by formatting the part field, selecting Hyperlink, and select "A File" The challenge is that, I would like Crystal to create them during the refresh process and not rely on manual creation for each. There are thousands of these PDF files to link.

I think there is a way to use the "Hyperlink Information field with a "X-2" to make it happen, but all my attempts have failed.


Example data:

Part number     Description
CB000123.pdf     Widget, blue
CB000405.pdf     Cog, purple
........pdf      part name etc.
CB012349.pdf     last part in list.
Crystal version:

Using Crystal Reports 14.0.12


I would appreciate your help. Thank you
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Quote Valert16 Replybullet Posted: 14 May 2019 at 1:45am
I assume the field "Part number" always contains the name of a pdf or html file.

If you know the path, you only need one line of code. Let's say the path is "C: \ MyFiles". Then your hyperlink formula for the file name must look like:

"C: \ MyFiles" & "\" & {TableName.Part number}

Replace path, table and field names by yours.

If you want to change the path easily, put it in a parameter or in a separated formula.

Edited by Valert16 - 14 May 2019 at 2:00am
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Quote EVSchmidt Replybullet Posted: 14 May 2019 at 4:31am
Thank you!
That works- great
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