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designing crystal reports in asp.net 2.0 by end user at runtime

i am trying to develop an application in asp.net2.0 using crystalreport 10.

i want to generate the crystal report designer at runtime so that the end user can design his own reports.

at design time i will create a blank report or a report with 1 datasource.

at runtime i don't want to display directly the report...instead i have to

display the designer for crystal report so that the end user can modify it...

is it possible?if so please give some details...

its very urgent

niranjana

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    Posted on Nov 27, 2007 at 01:11 AM

    Crystal Reports provides a runtime viewer for reports that have already been designed. There is no component that will allow you to give your users the ability to design their own reports unless you provide them a copy of Crystal Reports. If you require the need of letting your own users create reports then you may want to look at the Web Intelligence product which allows for adhoc reporting. However, this product is available with the Business Object Enterprise suite so if you need to embedd the reporting aspect into your own application, this may not work for you.

    -MJ

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