Building Reports Using ASP.NET and Crystal Reports - Part 4: Dynamic Grouping
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by Vince Varallo
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Step 2: Add the Crystal Report file

Now you need to add a Crystal Report file to your site. Follow these steps:

1.    Right click on the web site in your Solution Explorer.

2.    Select Add New Item… from the pop-up menu.

3.    Click on Crystal Report from the templates. If you do not see Crystal Report as an option then you need to run the Visual Studio 2008 installation and select the option to install Crystal Reports. It comes free with Visual Studio 2008.

4.    Change the name of the report to EmployeeListing.rpt. The Language drop down should already be set to Visual C#, but if it is not then do so.

5.    Click the Add button.

Visual Studio will add the Crystal Report file to your web site and bring up the Crystal Reports Gallery dialog. You may be prompted to register your product if this is the first time you are using Crystal Reports. You can skip registering the product, but it will keep prompting you every time you open a report so it is worth taking the extra minute or two to register. Once you get to the Crystal Reports Gallery dialog you should select the "As a blank report" option and click OK.

Figure 2

Your report will be displayed in Visual Studio and you are ready to start building your report.


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Title: CRystal REports Dynamically   
Name: Naresh
Date: 12/7/2012 11:48:18 PM
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Date: 12/7/2012 11:47:21 PM
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Title: Another nice article   
Name: Rick
Date: 12/1/2009 4:02:34 PM
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Easy to follow and godd explainations. Thanks for taking the time to put this article together. I have gone through the other 3 parts and really getting a better feel fot the reports
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Title: Can anybody help me please?   
Name: Beto
Date: 10/2/2009 12:40:03 PM
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What's up? I hope you help me... I want to have a report that has 3 pages per sheet... How can I do that? Thanks beforehand =)
Title: Very Nice Artical   
Name: Gaurav Gupta
Date: 9/24/2009 5:13:31 AM
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Dear Vince Varallo

The article is really great.It is very useful to understand crystal report. And the way of communicating is also very simple.

Thanks
Gaurav Gupta
Title: Problem   
Name: Pankaj Rai
Date: 9/18/2009 2:16:54 AM
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Dear Vince Varallo,

I have to made a crystal report which show the sum of amount datewise. And also to display all the transaction on particular date when I click on date feild in crystal report.Is there any technique to pass date as parameter for subreport.Please reply ASAP.


Thanks in Advance.
Title: Really Nice Artical   
Name: Pankaj Rai
Date: 9/18/2009 2:13:10 AM
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I have read this and learn something good regarding crystal report.

Thanks
Title: Very Good   
Name: Edwin
Date: 9/10/2009 10:56:39 AM
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I have been reading all the 4 parts and its very very usefull. Thanks a million. Just on more wish !!

VB code along with C# would have been amazing. Does your book has VB code as well as C#?

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