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Add crystal reports to website application and deploy on company server.

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I am creating an website application that displays the tables from a sql database. I would like the ability to print reports based on my selection of records.

Once i get this working i would like to put the site on the company's server and have the employees access it like a website.

So the question is what would i need to put on the server if anything for the reports to run the same as if it were on my desktop when i was developing it? They would only need to view and print the report.
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put it on your companys server and provide a link to your site throughthe existing site :)
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Confused. Put what on the company's server. To view the crystal report?
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YOu need to install the Crystal runtimes on the server.

What version of Crystal?
How are you building the website?

Here is a tutorial on using Crystal with VS2005.  Starting on page 434 they have information on building install packages for various scenarios

http://www.businessobjects.com/global/pdf/dev_zone/VS2005_Walkthroughs.pdf

Link to the runtime packages with an explanation of how to use them
http://resources.businessobjects.com/support/additional_downloads/runtime.asp

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VS2008
asp.net vb
Crystal Reports X, but if easier I can use the reports version that comes with VS2008
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Either version will require the same steps just different runtimes.

The tutoril should be a good starting point

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needed a more specific answer.
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