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Crystal Reports Help: Using Not In Logic in Record Selection

Record selection criteria is set in Crystal Reports in the Select Wizard. Users can build a custom record select statement using multiple criteria. By clicking on the Show Formula button, users can see the Select statement.

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If an SQL query already exists, users can paste the SQL select statement into the Select Expert Formula window. Here’s an example of a SQL statement pasted into Crystal and cleaned up to conform to Crystal requirements:


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However, Crystal does not always honor Microsoft SQL syntax. In this case, here is a SQL select statement:


The NOT IN SQL syntax will not work in Crystal. It has to look like the example below.

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