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Tools and Features 

This section of the table of contents contains miscellaneous tools available in Visual Studio 2005.

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ReportViewer Controls in Visual Studio 2005

Describes Microsoft's new report design functionality and viewer controls that allow you to add rich reports to custom applications.

Crystal Reports Overview

Briefly describes Crystal Reports for Visual Studio and provides links to further information.

XML Tools in Visual Studio

Discusses the XML Editor, XSLT debugger, and XML schema designer.

Visio for Enterprise Architects

Describes how to install Visio for Enterprise Architects and how to access the associated documentation.

Dotfuscator 3.0

Discusses how Dotfuscator helps protect programs against reverse engineering while making them smaller and more efficient.

Related Sections


Contains classes for Web-related ReportViewer programming.


Contains classes for Windows Forms–related ReportViewer programming.