Migration from VS 2005 solution with Crystal Report to VS 2010

Hi Experts,

I have an ASP.NET application developed in Visual Studio 2005, and I need to migrate it to the VS 2010. The problem is that it has several Crystal Report objects, and I have some doubts about it.

Can I have Crystal Report version 10 (which is used in VS 2005) and the version 13 (which is used in VS 2010) installed on the same development machine?

When I open a Visual Studio 2005 solution in VS 2010, it is automatically converted. This includes the Crystal Report (.RPT) objects too?

In this VS 2005 solution I have a Web Setup Project to move the application to a production environment. Do I need change something in this project (like a configuration file), or it will be automatically converted too? I appreciate if someone send me one example of a Web Setup Project that has the Crystal Report.

When we have Crystal Report in VS 2005, we need run the corresponding Merge Modules. This is also necessary in VS 2010 environment?

Thanks in advance,

Marcelo Camarate
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Yes, you can have both versions of Crystal installed on the machine.

I don't know about the setup issue, though  there will be a corresponding config file for the VS2010 version.  Setup to production should work just like it did in VS2005.

Yes you will have to run the merge modules for CR 4 VS2010 in the production environment.
Did you download the Crystal for VS2010?
It is available here along with a lot of documentation and help


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