1766070 - Are there equivalent methods in .NET SDK for report creation / manipulation APIs in RDC COM SDK?

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1766070 - Are there equivalent methods in .NET SDK for report creation / manipulation APIs in RDC COM SDK?

Symptom

  • Are there equivalent methods in .NET SDK for report creation / manipulation APIs in RDC COM SDK?
  • Is there a one to one mapping of methods / APIs for RDC COM SDK in Crystal Reports .NET SDK?

Environment

  • Crystal Reports 2008
  • Visual Studio 2008

Resolution

  • No. There is no one to one mapping for methods / APIs for RDC COM SDK in Crystal Reports .NET SDK.
  • RDC COM and Crystal Reports .NET SDK are two different SDKs with different object models.
  • Crystal Reports .NET SDK provides APIs for viewing, exporting and printing  Crystal reports, it does not provide any APIs to manipulate the report at runtime.
  • The Report Creation and Manipulation APIs are provided by Crystal Reports Inproc RAS .NET SDK which ships with Crystal Reports 2008 and Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2010.

Here is the documentation for Crystal Reports In Proc RAS .NET SDK

Keywords

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Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio