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Archived LANSA Client Performance issue with LANSA Client Queries on V7R1
LANSA Client Queries slows down after migrating to V7R1
 
Archived LANSA Client Error saving to file when saving a query in LANSA Client with Terminal Server
An error can be generated saving a LANSA Client query to file using Terminal Server
 
Archived LANSA Client Trigger LANSA Client queries from a report
Technique to trigger a query from a report which should run to retrieve data from the AS/400 or NT server
 
Archived LANSA Client Upgrade to Crystal Reports for LANSA
There are several ways to approach the upgrade of Crystal Reports for LANSA
 
Archived LANSA Client LANSA Client networks installation instructions
Instruction on installing LANSA Client on the network
 
Archived LANSA Client Batch Query and Report execution
Schedule LANSA Client queries or call a query from an application
 
Archived LANSA Client Library List in LANSA Client
Query files from your own Library List
 
Archived Crystal Reports for LANSA Crystal Reports Data Dictionary
Developing reports even easier with Crystal Reports Data Dictionary
 
Archived Crystal Reports for LANSA Print "Range" selection criteria in report header
The Minimum and Maximum functions can be used to collect the lowest and highest value of a field, and use these to print the actual range of the data in your report in the report header
 
Archived Crystal Reports for LANSA Converting a text field to a number
The ToNumber string function in Crystal Reports provides an easy way to convert numbers in a text field to a number field
 
Archived LANSA Client Resizing a set of columns in LANSA Client (including last column)
It is easy to resize a set of columns to the same size and at the same time
 
Archived Crystal Reports for LANSA Grouping by week, month, quarter or other period
The grouping facility in Crystal Reports for LANSA makes it easy to group data by week, month, quarter or any other period
 
Archived Crystal Reports for LANSA Using the same report with different database files
It is very easy to use a different file or set of files when running an existing report
 
Archived LANSA Client Field conditions and performance
Whether field conditions are applied to fields from primary or secondary files will affect the performance of queries
 
Archived Crystal Reports for LANSA Wrapping column headers over multiple lines
When a column header is too wide to fit 'nicely' above a report field, that column header can be printed over 2 or 3 lines
 
Archived LANSA Client Record Selection in LANSA Client
Field conditions help you to filter data so that you only get the records you want
 
Archived Crystal Reports for LANSA Suppressing duplicate printing of data in Crystal Reports for LANSA
The "Suppress If Duplicated" printing option allows the suppression of printing of repeated information
 
Archived LANSA Client Fields that do not fit on a line in a report
Having too many fields to fit on a line, or a single field that is too long to fit anywhere in a report
 
Archived LANSA Client Print non-matching records only (Outer Join)
Only the records in a file that do not have matching records in another file can be printed
 
Archived Crystal Reports for LANSA Using a formula in your selection criteria
Records can be selected for a report based on a comparison of multiple database fields or calculated fields
 
Archived LANSA Client Giving all fields a unique description
Fields with the identical descriptions can cause confusion for users when carrying out sorts and selections
 
Archived LANSA Client Prototyping LANSA Client queries
Its not necessary to run a full LANSA Client query to test a report layout or check values in the file
 
Archived Crystal Reports for LANSA Crystal Reports for LANSA Client: Print and Export options
Details many of the print and export options available
 
Archived Crystal Reports for LANSA Barcodes in your reports
Detailed description of printing barcodes
 
Archived Crystal Reports for LANSA Compiling and distributing reports
Compiling and Distributing reports
 
Archived LANSA Client Customized Grouping
Customized Grouping is a facility that allows the user to group on a field which is not actually available in the database file
 
Archived LANSA Client LANSA Client chart options
The charting options that will be used with a query can be saved
 
Archived LANSA Client Using variables in your report
Using variables in your report, for example in a running total
 
Archived LANSA Client Special characters
The special characters used in many European languages will not appear in LANSA Client reports unless one of the Report Option defaults for Crystal Reports is altered