course, this calls into question why you would be printing
labels from Crystal Reports in the first place.
While doing this is certainly efficient with Crystal Reports
and easy to implement, is this serving the real purpose of your
business intelligence system?
The purpose of this system is to provide answers to critical
business questions, so critical decisions can be made on an
When you start repurposing it to serve a data distribution
function, you are heading down a slippery slope.
To avoid this problem, partition your reporting system into
two distinct areas:
- Business intelligence.
- Data distribution.
You'll need to make users aware of this distinction, and
you'll need to ensure you are never mixing these functions in
the same report.