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Crystal Reports Database Connection

daniel aristidou
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Hi guys, its been a while.

Ive finally got crystal reports for visual basic studio 2008, and i keep getting problem after problem using it.

At first i coneected to an access databse(unsecure) to produce reports. This worked fine while viewing the report in the design viewer however when i ran the aplication it asked for login details, and i could not get past that.

Now i have moved on to sql databases also unsecure. Now there are no access restrictions but the report doesnt contain any data from the database its completely blank.

Any insights?


(ps what happened to the forum post leaders in the margin? )

Thanks for any help

Daniel :P
Feb 27 '09 #1
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debasisdas
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i think you are back after the planet took more than 100 spins.

also i hope that you understand this question should go to .NET forum .
Feb 27 '09 #2

daniel aristidou
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Thanks Man, it certainly has benn more than 100days :P

I solved the problem :P

Created a dataset on the form, loaded the table adapters
Changed datasource to dataset on report initialization

just a question but what questions regarding visaul basic in visual studio can i ask in the vb forum nowadays? and whats the difference between the new .Net forum and vb.net



Daniel
Feb 28 '09 #3

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