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Composite Presentation using Crystal Reports

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We would like to build some composite reports using crystal reports or an equivalent.  Information will be coming from multiple Web services, each on a different platform.  We wish to use a report writer to make it look good, provide pagination etc.  Is this possible or does crystal still require all data for a report come from a single database (as was true last we looked 6 or 7 years ago).  Would like to know a) if this is possible, and b) some definitive evidence that it is possible (a web site, user manual reference etc).
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Crystal Reports can easily use multiple data source:

You can link (join) across data sources but such joins are limited to single-column joins.

You can insert multiple subreports, each using a different data source.

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Agree with Ido.

Here is a link with more information.
http://support.businessobjects.com/library/kbase/articles/c2008838.asp

Even though you can try to use the different data sources in the report, the best method is to use several subreports.  

mlmcc
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