The Crystal Repository is a database of commonly used components that report developers can share between Crystal Reports. These components include:
Text objects: Reusable text, such as company addresses or confidentiality text.
Images: Bitmaps, metafiles, Tiff, JPEG, and PNG image formats.
Custom functions: Business logic that could be reused by passing in new fields as variables.
SQL Commands: Encapsulated SQL Commands that enable you to write free-form SQL for data access, including parameters. The results are seen as a table by Crystal Reports.
Business Views: New functionality that allows for the complexity of the datasource(s) to be abstracted, allowing for more productive report development. This is explained ...