Building Reports with the Visual Basic Report Designer

The Visual Basic report designer enables developers to create and edit reports from within the comfort of the Visual Basic environment. Figure 30.1 shows the report designer active inside Visual Basic.

Figure 30.1. Here a report is shown being editing in the Visual Basic report designer.

To add a new report to a project, select Add Crystal Reports 10 from the Project menu inside Visual Basic.


If Add Crystal Reports 10 is not showing on the Project menu, go to the Project, Components menu, and on the Dialog tab, make sure Crystal Reports 10 has a check beside it. ...

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