Preview crystal report in Access 2003

Posted on 2011-03-22
Last Modified: 2012-05-11
Access lets you create a report through crystal, but is there any way to run the report from access 2003 or stand alone without crystal report program.
Question by:DowneyCity

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Access doesn't allow you create Crystal Reports unless you have Crystal installed on the system.  If it does then you are violating the Crystal EULA.

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Could you use one of the many Crystal Reports viewers?

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If it really is a Crystal Report then yes but if Access is allowing them to build Crystal Reports there must be a viewing capability available or it can be added relatively easily.

You can call the Crystal viewer from Access VBA.


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Thanks for all your help.  

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Crystal reports will not in access, so there was no solution.

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