Crystal Reports, ASP - How to create a web site to run reports out of MS Access 2000 tables

Hello!

I'm in the process of planning an intranet site that can be used by managers, supervisors, etc to run reports on certain metrics straight from that web site.  I have tables and databases in MS Access 2000, Crystal Reports knowledge, and ASP writing experience, but have never developed pages that do this particular thing before.  Can anyone give me resources, online or otherwise, that would be helpful putting this together?  Also, anyone ever done anything like this before and can give me some insight as to what I'm getting myself into?  Thanks in advance!
LVL 1
gderoeckAsked:
Who is Participating?
I wear a lot of hats...

"The solutions and answers provided on Experts Exchange have been extremely helpful to me over the last few years. I wear a lot of hats - Developer, Database Administrator, Help Desk, etc., so I know a lot of things but not a lot about one thing. Experts Exchange gives me answers from people who do know a lot about one thing, in a easy to use platform." -Todd S.

mlmccCommented:
Which version and editiion of CR do you have?  You will need at least the DEVELOPER editioin to do what you want.

Here are some CR9 ASP examples
http://support.crystaldecisions.com/communityCS/FilesAndUpdates/aspxmps9.exe.asp

CR8.5
http://support.crystaldecisions.com/communityCS/FilesAndUpdates/aspxmps85.exe.asp

CR8
http://support.crystaldecisions.com/communityCS/FilesAndUpdates/aspxmps8.exe.asp

mlmcc
0

Experts Exchange Solution brought to you by

Your issues matter to us.

Facing a tech roadblock? Get the help and guidance you need from experienced professionals who care. Ask your question anytime, anywhere, with no hassle.

Start your 7-day free trial
gderoeckAuthor Commented:
It's CR 8.5 Developer.  Thanks!
0
mlmccCommented:
Glad I could help

mlmcc
0
nymeriaCommented:
I currently work for a company of 3,000+ users and engineer and create the entire intranet.  I use MS Access extensively in conjunction with outputs from Lawson and Crystal.  The key I find is to create all the tables, joins, queries you wish to have inside the access database.  This would include any form data captures, counters, reporting mechanices within the DB.  When you have the info constructed to your standards use a DNS less connection string (such as 'CreateObject' method ect.) in conjunction with CSS.   I design layouts using tables to maintain format design and multibrowser display.  I always attach the connections to queries so that everytime a page is opened it runs the query and refreshes information in a 'live' fashion.
0
It's more than this solution.Get answers and train to solve all your tech problems - anytime, anywhere.Try it for free Edge Out The Competitionfor your dream job with proven skills and certifications.Get started today Stand Outas the employee with proven skills.Start learning today for free Move Your Career Forwardwith certification training in the latest technologies.Start your trial today
DB Reporting Tools

From novice to tech pro — start learning today.

Question has a verified solution.

Are you are experiencing a similar issue? Get a personalized answer when you ask a related question.

Have a better answer? Share it in a comment.