What is the difference between crystal reports and Report viewer?

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      Can any one tell me what is difference between crystal reprts and report viewer? Now i am generatig reports using crystal reports can i migrate to report viewer? is it possible? Report viewer is not supporting formula fields and parameter fields??


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The crystal report is the actual report file where you design the look of your report and can connect it to a database.  The Crystal Report Viewer is a control that can be placed on a web form to display your report.  The viewer takes care of things like navigating from page to page, it give you the option the export the report to pdf or word.  There is also the Microsoft Report Viewer which doesn't work with a Crystal Report.  Your question only mentions "report viewer", make sure you use the Crystal Report Viewer control if you are creating a crystal report.

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