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Creating Custom Functions
One of the most often-heard questions from Crystal Reports users is “How can I share a formula I write with other reports or with other Crystal Reports users?” Often, too, a report designer will find a set of formula logic that is particular to their type of business or type of reports that must be used over and over again in many other formulas. The question then becomes, “Is there any way of reducing the need to type these same parts of the formula over and over again?”
In many cases, the solutions to these requirements typically aren’t very elegant. Some users might open two reports side by side, reduce the size of the windows inside the Crystal Report designer, and drag a formula from one report to another. ...

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