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Crystal Reports Architecture

Visual Studio .NET 2003

This section provides you with a high-level overview of the Crystal Reports Object Model. The overview is related to the primary objects and collections contained in the Crystal Decisions Namespaces. More detailed information on the individual objects and collections can be found in the Crystal Reports Class Library.

In This Section

Provides a top-level description of the ReportDocument object and Viewer controls, and how they fit together.
ReportDocument Object
Explains how ReportDocument object interfaces with the Crystal Report Engine.
Crystal Report Viewers
Explains how the Viewer controls communicate with the Report Engine.
Crystal Enterprise
Explains how Crystal Enterprise can add value to your .NET reporting solution.

Related Sections

Report Deployment Scenarios
Provides an overview of the client-side and server-side processes that occur when an application with reporting capabilities is deployed.