Crystal Reports News and Articles

Want to learn the differences between SQL Server Reporting Services and Crystal Reports? Read this whitepaper to be more informed
Interested in self-publishing your own book? Learn from my experience when I self-published my Crystal Reports book. Find out what the publishers don't want you to know. Get an inside look behind the scenes at how the bookstores treat authors.
Share your reports on the Business Objects server. It's new and it's free!
Click on the link above to find out how to share all your reports via the internet using Business Objects servers without paying them a penny.
Global constants can be used in a variety of ways to make your reports easier to maintain.
What reports can Crystal Reports XI open and which versions can open XI reports?
Unlike standalone Crystal Report, CR.NET doesn't have a cool button to automatically format numbers as percentages. Here is how to make it work!
When you deploy your ASP.NET appliction to the web server, do your icons appear as red "X"s? This article helps you fix it.
Want to learn what new features CR XI has for developers? .NET Developers Journal has published an article that I wrote highlighting what is new and improved in CR XI. Check it out to see if upgrading is for you.
Having trouble deciding whether you need to use CR.NET or upgrade to CR Server? Business Objects has developed an SDK Decision Tree which walks you through the questions that helps you decide which software you need for your reporting solution. It also gives you links to view the complete object models. You might find this decision tree more helpful than calling their sales department!
I wrote a Crystal Reports versioning tool (for versions 8.5 to 11 and .NET) that lets you analyze and debug version problems on your computer. It is posted at the Crystal Reports DevZone site.