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Hi

Where can I get a free viewer so that I can send a report and the viewer to a user who doesn't have crystal reports?  I want to be ablt to use the drill down functionality, hance I can't just export to pdf.

Thanks for any help you can offer.

Regards

Richard

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Here's some shareware but I have no idea if they're any good.  Make sure you check your CR license agreement before doing this to be certain you aren't in violation with this approach!

http://www.globalshareware.com/Business-Finance/Applications/Crystal-Ease-Report-Viewer-for-Crystal-Reports.htm

http://earthlink.com.com/3000-2065-10223554.html
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by:EwaldL
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up to version 8.5 you can also use the report distribution wizard from crystal (also called compiled reports). it's part of older crystal installations, for 8 and 8.5 you have to download it here
http://support.crystaldecisions.com/communityCS/FilesAndUpdates/scr8_distr_expert.exe.asp
This gives you an interactive viewer (free of licensing it seems) ie for refreshing the report, passing parameters, exporting...

Here is more info
http://support.crystaldecisions.com/communityCS/TechnicalPapers/compiled_reports.pdf.asp
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You might look at

http://crystalpassage.sourceforge.net/

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Thanks for your replies, however I've finally found the viewer I was looking for.

http://support.crystaldecisions.com/library/kbase/articles/c2010992.asp
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by:michaelrobertfrench
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10 Dec 2004

I would like to know at a fairly high level - what is involved in publishing Crystal Reports on the Web - internet.
I need to know what Crystal Product I need?  Currently I have Crystal Reports 10 Advanced Developer with 5 named users.
Is there anyone who could recommend white papers and/or folks who can work with a bank to publish interactive reports
to a URL from a SQL Server.

Thanks

Michael French
<email removed by mlmcc PE>
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