1611499 - What are the options for upgrading applications that use Crystal Reports legacy SDKs?

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1611499 - What are the options for upgrading applications that use Crystal Reports legacy SDKs?

Symptom

  • Applications using CR legacy SDKs can not be updated
  • Applications using CR legacy SDKs may not work on new Operating Systems

Cause

  • A number of CR SDKs have been retired by Crystal reports 2008 (12.x)
  • These SDKs include:

VBX (1998)
Automation Server (1998)
OCX (2002)
Print Engine API (2003)
VCL (2004)
RDC (2007)

Resolution

Keywords

KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , How To

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2011, feature pack 03 ; SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio