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Visual Studio 2008 Crystal Reports Charts not available?

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Last Modified: 2013-11-26
I'm using Visual Studio 2008 and I want to add a Crystal Reports chart to a windows desktop app.  I'm using the version of  Crystal that shipped with VS2008.    If I try to add a new Report to an existing project that already has a tabular Crystal Report, the CHART option is available on the top menu in the IDE, BUT when I try to select a graph type, the OK button is greyed out.   If I start a new window desktop app and try to add a Crystal  report, the CHART option on the top  ADD-->INSERT menu is greyed out.   I'm confused.   What am I  doing wrong?   Can I use Charting in this version of Crystal.  My copy of  VS2008 is legal and I registered the Crystal component when it asked.   Dunno if it's relevant, but I also have VS2005 on this machine for some legacy projects that I don't  want to update to 2008.
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