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Creating Reports in Microsoft Visual Basic 2008 Express

Posted on 2010-08-13
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Hi,
I understand that Visual Basic Express does not come packaged with crystal reports. However, I was wondering if anyone had any alternatives for creating free reports in VB Express?

Thanks.
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Éric Moreau earned 500 total points
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SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services) is free to use
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by:spen_lang
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However, would I need IIS setup to use this? Sorry haven't used SSRS
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are you building a web application? for windows apps, you should not have to configure IIS
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The Express version doesn't support report building.  

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by:spen_lang
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Hi, I am building a window app.

I will need to teach myself how to use SSRS then. Can I a SSRS report with Express?
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by:mlmcc
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It is my understanding that it is possible but I know it is difficult to find a copy of it to install.

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Do you have any further information about this?
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I don't.

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