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Visual Basic 6 and Crystal Reports 2008

Hi, sorry this is my first time and I am not sure if I am in the correct area.

I am trying to determine the correct project reference to use With Visual Basic 6 and Crystal Reports 2008.

I readin the form "crystal-reports-2008-with-vb6 that I have to use the ReportDocument object model.

I need to use the .openreport yet first need the proper Project Reference and Declarations

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Thank You,

Tim

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    Mar 19, 2010 at 07:19 PM

    Hello Tim,

    You can not use CR2008 with VB6. The COM based developer components that used to integrate with VB6 have been retired.

    You can use the Crystal Reports .NET components and Visual Studios to create Windows or Web applications. The Crystal Reports .NET SDK uses the ReportDocument object.

    You'll find "getting started" information at the beginning of the "[.NET Development - Crystal Reports|SAP Crystal Reports, version for Visual Studio;" forum. If you have any questions about the Crystal Reports .NET SDK please post additional questions in that forum.

    Also, please do not cross post the same question to multiple forums. See the [Rule of Engagment|http://wiki.sdn.sap.com/wiki/x/FgQ] for additional information.

    Sincerely,

    Dan Kelleher

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      Hello Brad,

      What I said earlier was that if you need to use VB6 and the Report Designer Component (RDC) then you have to use Crystal Reports XI Release 2 (v11.5). The RDC has been deprecated since version 9 or 10, and it was retired with the release of CR2008.

      CR XI R2 is the last version of Crystal Reports that ships with the RDC COM component for VB6 integration.

      The link to the eval version of CR XIR2 was posted earlier in this thread. As for "downgrading" your purchase you'll have to contact your vendor.

      Sincerely,

      Dan Kelleher