RE: CR for VS 2010 – equivalent full crystal reports version

      I am using Visual Studio 2010 professional edition. I have SAP Crystal Reports, version for Visual Studio 2010 installed. For complex reports, I intend to use Full Crystal Reports version and then adding the rpt file in Visual Studio’s solution explorer through Add Existing Item. However, I am not sure, which full crystal reports version should I be using for this purpose? Should it be crystal reports 2008, 2011, 2013, or 2016?

      Aziz

      2008 and 2011 are both end of life and/or in maintenance mode, no more patches.   2011, 2013 and 2016 are all the same version so I suggest using 2016, it will have the most update to date Platform support for OS's and 3rd party dependencies and will give you the longest supported version going forward.   @Kaushik - Can I ask you to please stop posting links to copies of official SAP documents that are usually outdated. The one "Download Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2010" is one of the originals and for some odd reason it's telling the…

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        2008 and 2011 are both end of life and/or in maintenance mode, no more patches.

         

        2011, 2013 and 2016 are all the same version so I suggest using 2016, it will have the most update to date Platform support for OS’s and 3rd party dependencies and will give you the longest supported version going forward.

         

        @Kaushik – Can I ask you to please stop posting links to copies of official SAP documents that are usually outdated. The one “Download Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2010″ is one of the originals and for some odd reason it’s telling the users to download the RTM release. Completely wrong…

         

        Thank you

        Don

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