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Apr 05, 2016 at 04:39 AM

CR2013 Can't open dBase files, Previous vs. CR8.5, 9,10,11 work fine.


I am stuck. I have been using Crystal 8.5, 9, 10, and 11 for years but now Office 2016 is cause MAPI issues so I need to fine a new solution. I have a large customer base who have many custom reports using the above versions. We generate report and Exports including PDF, Excel, etc. My native programming language is Delphi 5, Xe7. The MAPI problem specifically happens when the user tries to export a PDF twice from CR11 when Office 2016 has been installed.

My plan was to create a print engine, that my original program would call, using VS 13/15 Express to run CR 2013 and run reports previously written with one of the above.

When I try to open a report which uses dBase Files, I receive this message... I have tried all version of dBase files a few of the open but none open which have a memo field in them.

(See attached file.) "Database Connector Error:" and lots of oriental letters....

I have also tried creating a new report with dBase files and all fail.


Thanks Tony Nasca, Dove Net Software.

Don't laugh... (I know this is old technology...)