- Creating a new report in the Crystal Reports designer
- When choosing Access/Excel (DAO) connection type under Set Datasource Location, no .accdb files are visible
- SAP Crystal Reports 2011/ 2013
- Windows 7 64 bit
- Microsoft Office 2010 or above
- OLE DB Provider
- Crystal Reports now only supports ODBC to *.accdb file from Access 2007 and later file format
- Crystal Reports now will support an OLE DB connection to *.accdb using the Mircosoft Office 2010 or above OLE DB Provider in 32 or 64 bit versions
Note: you cannot have MS Office 32 bit and MS Office 64 bit on the same PC
When creating your reports you need to use the 32 bit version of the Office OLE DB Provider installed.
When creating and using a Crystal Reports Developer for Visual Studio in 64 bit mode application you need to have the 64 bit MS Office OLE DB provider installed ONLY.
- Create a 32 or 64 bit ODBC datasource and use it to create the report
- Install the 32 bit MS OLE DB Provider for Report Design and 32 bit Application .NET runtime. ( not to be installed on the Development PC, use the VS installer only )
- Install the 64 bit MS Office 2010 or above OLE DB Provider for 64 bit Application usage.
To get the MS Office 2010 OLE DB Provider install Office 64 bit or you can download either them from this link:
Note: only 32 bit or 64 are allowed on the same PC.
- Ensure that the ODBC datasource is 32 bit as the Crystal Report desinger is a 32 bit application
- See KB 1505620 - How to create a 32 bit ODBC data source on a 64 bit Operating System
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