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Read CSV file in report from SAP B1 HANA

Hi.

A client has a report that currently runs from SAP B1 SQL and pulls in information from a dynamic CSV file (it's changing in content but keeps the same name structure and location). However, they are now upgrading to HANA and I cannot get this report to replicate what it does in the SQL version.

I can create a Crystal Report externally that links via ODBC connection but when importing to SAP B1 HANA I get an error even before the import is complete - "Object Reference is not an instance of an Object". Checking in the report it shows no source despite the fact that the report refers to 3 standard SAP B1 tables.

How can I utilise this report and refer to an external .csv file from within SAP B1 HANA without having to involve development?

Version SAP B1 HANA 9.1 PL11

Crystal Reports 2013 SP5.

Alan.

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