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How to insert Xcelsius in CR with SDK

Has anyone programmatically inserted a SWF Xcelsius flash object in to a Crystal Report? If so, can you please describe how you did it?

I tried the code below, but got this error: "Adding or changing this kind of report object is not supported." I am using Crystal Reports 2008 and C#/.NET in Visual Studio 2008.

CrystalDecisions.CrystalReports.Engine.ReportDocument rptDoc = new CrystalDecisions.CrystalReports.Engine.ReportDocument(); 
rptDoc.Load(reportName); 
ISCDReportClientDocument rasDoc = rptDoc.ReportClientDocument; 

CrystalDecisions.ReportAppServer.ReportDefModel.FlashObject fo = new CrystalDecisions.ReportAppServer.ReportDefModel.FlashObject(); 
CrystalDecisions.ReportAppServer.ReportDefModel.Section section = rasDoc.ReportDefController.ReportDefinition.ReportHeaderArea.Sections[0]; 
rasDoc.ReportDefController.ReportObjectController.Add(fo, section, -1);

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    Posted on Oct 23, 2010 at 05:13 AM

    Hi Jim,

    No API's are exposed for doing that. All you an do is get the object info. Search using the Object Browser on swf and you'll find the 4 references.

    Go to Idea Place on the TABs above and suggest it as an Enhancement request.

    Thank you

    Don

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