RE: Crystal Reports and the IdiotManager(TM)

Crystal CAN call stored procedures and retrieve rows using ref cursors.
I've done with many reports and can give help if needed.  

Check out:
http://support.businessobjects.com/communityCS/TechnicalPapers/scr_oracle_st
ored_procedures.pdf

--Jeff


>By teh same token: it won't accept calling a stored procedure.  So you
can't use the 
>second line of defence, which is to   write yourself the SQL and give them
just ref 
>cursors.  Made darn sure only they could stuff up things...
>
>Unknown to me. We can't even get it to behave on ad-hoc reports with a
database that is a 
>minuscule fraction of that size...  As for pre-defined reports, if you can
do it all n 
>SQL then you're OK,  if you need PL/SQL then you're up the proverbial
without a paddle.

>Cheers
>Nuno Souto
>in sunny Sydney, Australia
>dbvision@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

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