ReCrystallize Pro offers three different approaches for running your Crystal Reports on the web. Some options may be unavailable depending on your version of ReCrystallize Pro.
ASP.NET with the Crystal Reports .NET Runtime (recommended)
Select “Use ASP.NET” to create web pages that use ASP.NET and Crystal Reports .NET components to process the report on the web server. ASP.NET is the most current method and is recommended in most cases.
This method uses the Crystal Reports .NET web viewer which will work with most web browsers and operating systems including many mobile devices that have full web browsers such as iPhone, iPad, and Android phones and tablets. ASP.NET also allows downloading reports directly as PDF, Excel, RTF and other formats.
ASP with the Crystal Report Designer Component
Select “Use ASP” to create web pages that use classic ASP with the COM-based Report Designer Component to process the report on the web server. This option is no longer recommended in most cases, but is available if you prefer to use classic ASP or the same report viewers available with previous versions of ReCrystallize Pro.
The ActiveX and Java web viewers are available with classic ASP, along with support for download reports directly to PDF, Excel, RTF and other formats.
ASP with the Report Application Server / Crystal Enterprise Embedded
Select “Use ASP with the Crystal Report Application Server” to create web pages that use classic ASP with the Report Application Server / Crystal Enterprise Embedded to process the report on the web server.
The Report Application Server option remains available for customers who used it with previous ReCrystallize Pro versions, but is no longer supported and is not recommended in most cases. This method requires installation of the Report Application Server or Crystal Enterprise Embedded on the web server. The Report Application Server / Crystal Enterprise Embedded was included as a separate installation with Crystal Reports versions 9 and 10.