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Crystal Report 2011 and ODBC DataSource

Hi

We use Crystal Report 2011 with Visual Studio 2010. How can we set the Report Data Source, while opening the report? The Data Source is a ODBC Connection to a MS Access Database.

Thx a lot.

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Crystal Report 2011 does not install / have any .NET SDK. You would need CR for VS Sp10, install the EXE on top of VS 2010.

Develop a sample app using CR 13 assemblies. You could use the CR 2011 Designer to design your reports.

Refer to below sample applications, specifically the

  • csharp_web_simplelogonengine.zip

http://wiki.scn.sap.com/wiki/display/BOBJ/Crystal+Reports+for+.NET+SDK+Samples

For an ODBC connection the logon code is almost the same just with a simple change.

Set the ServerName to your DSN and kkep the DBname empty.

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