problem with deploying crystal reports

Posted on 2004-11-25
Last Modified: 2010-04-23
hi all there
I am developing an application that is use crystal report to generate some reports to users. the problem is that when I need to deploy the application to the real world environmen and when I need to run my application a message appear to tell me that is some component for crystal report does not exist---- how can I install all necessary component to the client machine.
one more thing how can I change create a centeralized information about my DB server ( sql server 2000) so I can easily change it when I need taht

thanx all
Question by:yassercom
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    I had all sorts of problems with this

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    >> one more thing how can I change create a centeralized information about my DB server ( sql server 2000) so I can easily change it when I need taht

    my app used a MS Access db.  I stored the path to the db in the app.config file, worked a treat
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    If it is a SQL database then you should be investigating the PUSH model, where you grab the information from the database no matter what location....and you populate your crystal report from a dataset...this way the crystal report is not dependant on the location of the database...

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