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Crystal Reports via Visual Stuido

With Visual Studio 2008 it appears that you get the Crystal Report viewer components.  Are there any restrictions on the use and distribution of that?  In other words, can you create a generic CR viewer and distribute it freely?
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
if it is for a Windows Application, yes you can deploy the viewer to view any reports you built with the designer for free.
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g_johnsonAuthor Commented:
Oh - I'm sorry -- I didn't see this answer come in.  So if you create a report using Crystal (rather than in .Net) you can distribute the designer?  Or only if the report is actually built within .Net?
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
You cannot distribute the designer, you have to buy license of CR for each designer installation you want to make.

Only the viewer can be distributed freely.
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g_johnsonAuthor Commented:
emoreau -- thanks for your response.  I don't think I'm making my question very clear, so I hope you have time (and patience!) to try one more time.  :-)

The client owns a single license of Crystal 10, and designs his own reports.  Do I have license to sell him an application from which he can view any and all of his Crystal reports from any workstation?
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Éric MoreauSenior .Net ConsultantCommented:
>>The client owns a single license of Crystal 10

This not exactly the same version as the one provided with VS.

>>Do I have license to sell him an application from which he can view any and all of his Crystal reports from any workstation?

Because he already has his license, you don't have to sell him anything else. But I am not sure that the viewer provided with VS works with the user designed reports. You will have to try it.
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