Gupta Report Builder: Are you a glutton for punishment?

Frustration_a I've always said that you lose brain cells when working with Gupta Report Builder in VISUAL.  It's hard to retain anything you learn in this application - you basically forget it as soon as you're finished with it.  This platform has got to be the most un-user friendly reporting application I've ever worked with. 

But hey that's me - maybe I'm a little slow.

To minimize my pain I refer to these resources - so I can get in and get out with the least amount of brain damage.



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Amen! Worst. Report. Designer. Ever.

The simplest manipulation or evaluations require formulas that look something like equations a rocket scientist might construct.

Well said! I hate modifying Gupta reports, I wish they would convert them all to Crystal.

Anyone has found a workaround for using a newer version with visual? All QRPs I edit with a newer version of Report Builder won't work with visual anymore. Latest working is 4.0 on visual 6.5.4.


Were your QRPs upgraded when you upgraded VISUAL/Report Builder?  Did you compare and match to standards?


Not sure I follow...

Hi Richard,

sorry if I was not clear. Yes the QRPs are upgraded and matched to standard when updating Visual. If I use the latest Report Builder directly from Gupta (Unify -, the QRPs are not readable by visual anymore. I'm wondering if someone found a way to use the latest report builder to edit the QRPs AND be able to use them in Visual.

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