Launch Visual Studio 2008.
Select File -> New Web Site from the menu.
Choose ASP.NET from the list of templates. You can select File or HTTP
from the Location drop down list. For this sample I'll use File.
Set the Web Site Name to SubReportSample. The path should be "..\Visual
Select Visual C# from the Language drop down list and then click OK.
Visual Studio will create a new web site and add a
Default.aspx page and web.config file. Now you need to add a Crystal Report
file to your site. To do this, follow these steps:
Right click on the web site in your Solution Explorer.
Select Add New Item… from the pop-up menu.
Click on Crystal Report from the templates. If you don't 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
Change the name of the report to SubReport.rpt. The Language drop down
should already be set to Visual C# but if it isn't do so.
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're using Crystal Reports.
You can skip registering the product but it will keep prompting you every time
you open a report so it's 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.
Your report will be displayed in Visual Studio and you're
ready to start building your report.