Crystal Reports Integration

Create Report in Microsoft Visual Studio

Code Customization
Create Report in Microsoft Visual Studio (Not Applicable To Mobile)

This customization describes how to create a Crystal Report in Microsoft Visual Studio.


Step 1:  Open the project in Visual Studio.

Step 2:  Add a Crystal Report by right clicking on the project in the Solution Explorer and selecting Add -> Add New Item -> Crystal Report. Give any name for the report.

Step 3:  From the Crystal Reports Gallery, select Using the Report Wizard.

Step 4:  In the Standard Report Creation wizard, select Create New Connection->OLE DB (ADO).

Step 5:  Click OLE DB (ADO) item to launch OLE DB Provider dialog to select data source.

Step 6:  In OLE DB Provider, select Microsoft OLE DB Provider for SQL Server (assuming SQL Server is accessible) and click Next.

Step 7:  Provide the connection information about a data source and click Finish.

Step 8:  In the Standard Report Creation wizard, added database will be shown and expanding the database item will show underlying tables.

Step 9:  Select a table from the list and click Next.

Step 10:  On this page, select the fields that needed in the report and click Finish.

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