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Crystal Reports Viewer for Visual Basic.NET Web Form

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Hello,

I have VB.NET Standard and Crystal Reports V10 Developer Edition.

I have written a windows form to display a report which I have written in Crystal Reports.

I am trying to write a web form to do the same thing. Unfortunately I can't find the Crystal Report Viewer control in the VB toolbox. When I try to add it buy customising the toolbox and looking at the .NET framework components it is missing from the displayed list. I have an option to Browse for additional controls - can you tell me where I should look?

thanks,

David
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by:frodoman
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Browse to C:\Program Files\Common Files\Crystal Decisions\1.0\Managed\CrystalDecisions.Web.dll

Note that the 1.0 may be 1.1 or 2.0 on your system.   You may need to re-install and make sure you've selected the necessary options to add these components - I'm assuming that they're included in VB.Net Standard but I have the full version of Visual Studio so I'm not certain.

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by:drostron5
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I can navigate as far as: C:\Program Files\Common Files\Crystal Decisions\2.5

then the next level is "bin" "chartsupport" or "crystalreportviewers"

I cant find CrystalDecisions.Web.dll in any of these folders. The only filenames I have with "web" in the title at this level are:
WebReporting.dll and swebrs.dll

I tried adding the first as a .NET component to the toolbox but VB says there is nothing in there. The other is an ActiveX control.
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I'd have to look at the M$ site but as I recall the Crystal.Net only comes with Visual Studio and not with just VB.

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It may not be included with VB.Net standard.  You can search the cd for the dll but if it's not on there then you won't be able to do it - AFAIK there's no legal place to download the file.

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I searched M$ for the reference and had no luck finding it.  There is (or was) a page on M$ that showed the features included in VB, VB.Net, Studio, etc in a table format.  Crystal was one of the items listed with Y/N for each product.  I can't recall where I found (should have added it to my favorites) but I remember it was difficult to find and I really just stumbled into it.

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