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Overview

Visual Studio 2005

This section explains how reporting tools add value to an application, and it provides a summary description of Crystal Reports. This overview also describes the features provided with Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2005.

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Architecture
Provides a high-level overview of the Crystal Reports architecture, identifies the major components, and describes how they communicate with each other.
SDK Fundamentals
Explains the fundamental concepts of the Crystal Reports SDK. This is an important starting point when you develop projects with the Crystal Reports SDK.
Setting Up the Development Environment
Offers detailed instructions on how to configure your environment to successfully develop Visual Studio 2005 projects with the Crystal Reports SDK.
Tutorials and Sample Code
Provides detailed instructions on how to use specific features of the object models in Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2005.

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Why Use a Reporting Tool?

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