Category Archives: Crystal Reports

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Crystal Reports 2008, ASP.Net and impersonation

We have created our perfect reporting solution using Crystal Reports 2008 viewer control, tested everything, and  deployed it into production environment… and it is working… until Friday night… 🙁 Information below is provided for both IIS 6 and IIS 7 … Continue reading

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Crystal Reports 2008 : hacking datetime parameter format

One would think that this should be a no-brainer : ability to specify an edit format for date/time parameter in Crystal Reports. Not so fast… Problem is as following: ASP.Net Web client with Crystal Reports Viewer control is used. When … Continue reading

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Tip: Get report parameters as text from Crystal Reports in C#

I am starting a new set of posts presenting small code snippets in C# you could use when working with Crystal Reports in Visual Studio. And the first one is “GetReportParamsAsText“. Very simple but very handy function which allows to … Continue reading

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How to deploy Crystal Reports 2008 project – part 2

Introduction From part 1 of this article, you got list of steps in order to deploy Crystal Reports 2008 project created in Visual Studio 2008. Next step is to choose deployment strategy, prepare installation script and then install it on IIS server. There is … Continue reading

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How to deploy Crystal Reports 2008 project – part 1

Crystal Reports Deployment strategy This is a first part of the discussion about what it takes to deploy Crystal Reports 2008 based project created in Visual Studio. Dependencies When you develop something which involves Crystal Reports you need to deploy … Continue reading

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Getting started with Crystal Reports 2008

One of my projects is to maintain application which creates export files off the Crystal Reports reports. There is a little post about my experience migrating to CR 2008. Just a little background I am using Crystal Reports since 1997. … Continue reading

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CrystalReports and Delphi – part 2

Ok, I think I’ve got a good progress. CR support is finally added, it took some time because of many things I have to do, but it is here. I can create, view, edit and it is all behind central … Continue reading

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