What are the advantages or disadvantages of using Crystal
Reports in a Windows Forms application as opposed to say
rolling our own reports as HTML and displaying them in the
Internet Explorer control?
Answers were Sorted based on User's Feedback
Answer / nazer mohamed
1. Secure as End user cannot modifiy the data which is
appear in the report if we use crystal report to show the
report but in HTML, user can modify the report data
2. Report layout is not transparent, so that end user will
not know about how we design the report. But in HTML,
anybody can study the report layout and can copy the
3. Can export into different format like PDF, HTML, XML,
and many more...
1. End user need to have the crystal report viewer in his
PC in order to see the crystal report output. But this can
be overcome if you export the report as PDF/HTML
2. You need to buy Crystal Report license for each pc you
are used to design the crystal report.
3. Must buy the version which allows you to install run
time components in end user PC
and many more...
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Answer / satish atakare
4. Crystal Report is slow as compare to Active Reports
5. If we have 100 pages report then crystal will need to
process all pages and then it shows the output.
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