Crystal Report viewer from VB app - server logon problem

Posted on 2002-04-05
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Last Modified: 2008-01-16
I have a VB app that allows users to select Crystal Reports they want to view from a form.  The Viewer is set up on another form that logs on to the server where Crystal gets the data.
  cxReport.Database.LogOnServer "PDSODBC.DLL", "MyDsn", "MyDatabase", "User", "password"
CRViewer1.RepdortSource = cxReport

If the user has Crystal Reports installed on their pc it works OK, but if they don't have Crystal Reports installed they get:
Run time error 214192184(80047288)
Server not open

Does anyone have an idea what I might be missing in my package?

Question by:RMeadows
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bobbit31 earned 200 total points
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pdsodbc.dll? how bout P2SODBC.DLL?

Additional Required Runtime File

In addition to the files included in MDAC, always distribute the following file with any application that uses ODBC:

NOTE: Be sure to check the requirements for the specific ODBC driver you are using. See the list of ODBC Data Sources below.

(NT only)     Crystal Reports Physical Server DLL for ODBC

you can look at the other runtime requirements by going to:
C:\Program Files\Seagate Software\Crystal Reports\Developer Files\Help\Royalty Free Runtime.hlp
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