Re: Creating Reports

Dale E. Reed Jr. ( (no email) )
Sun, 01 Mar 1998 15:50:44 -0800

Gary D. Walworth wrote:
> Are there any special design considerations when creating reports for use
> within Emerald?
> I am currently creating reports in Crystal Reports Pro 6.0. While the
> reports work well within CR, using them within Emerald returns a cryptic
> "SQL Server Error" message.
> I am creating reports that point to the Emerald databse using the 'MS SQL
> Server' driver. Should I be using an ODBC driver?
> Any tips or pointers would be greatly appreciated. While we have no problem
> using the reports from within CR, we would rather use a single interface to
> access them all.

I've had challenging times with the SQL Server driver. Using the
ODBC driver seems to work fine. We only distriubute the ODBC driver
for Crystal Reports, so if you want to use the SQL Server driver
on a machine w/out the full CR installed, you have to install
those components manually.

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