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Reports in Windows Applications

Visual Studio .NET 2003

If you are developing a Windows application in Visual Basic or C#, you can host a report on a Windows Form with the Crystal Reports Windows Forms Viewer, which is available as a control in the Visual Studio Toolbox. This section shows you how to set up the Windows Forms Viewer to host a Crystal report.

Hosting Reports in Windows Applications

As well as providing the convenience of report viewing in a Windows application, the Windows Forms Viewer can interact with other controls in the same application and can dynamically update the report it is hosting.

Hosting a report in a Windows application involves the following steps. (The optional steps deal with customization of the Windows Forms Viewer and / or your Windows application.)

See Also

Special Considerations for C++ Projects

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