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Make a crystal report an exe

Posted on 2002-04-28
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Last Modified: 2007-11-27
Can i make a crystal report,an exe.For example i made a report with a view from the db.Now i want to create that specfic report as an exe and run it in another computer who also has the connectivity to the db,can i make an exe of the report.
Question by:bindu4ever
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mlmcc earned 180 total points
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What version of CR are you using?

There is a report compiler available.. It came with versions 7 and earlier.  It is available from the CR web page.  Look at
Download from

Another option is to write an application in VB or another language and display the report from that. This is how I am doing it for my users.  Here is a sample

A third option is the report viewer also available from CR.  I am not sure how this works but I believe you only have to have the report and data available to the user.  I may try this approach for users who only need to see the reports and not use the large application we are writing.
I'll try to find a link to it.

good luck

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Here is another link I found for the compiler 

good luck
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Glad to help

thanks for the points

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