156" width Crystal Report with Visual Studio 2005

Post Author: kunchesm
CA Forum: .NET
Hi,
I have a requirement to design a 156" width report (for exporting to Excel). And naturally i dont have printers to support this huge width reports (as these reports are not used for printing but just for exporting to Excel).
One of the option which i have tried to design these reports is -
- Installed MIcrosoft XPS Document writer and
- Created a new server form (in Printers&Faxes>File>Server Properties) and assigned my custom width & Height for the paper size as per my requirement
- Used this printer and form in my crystal report
Now, my question... is there any better alternative or option to design huge width Crystal reports in Visual studio 2005? Any help in this regard is highly appreciated!
Thanks & Regards
ksm

Hi Ganesh,
So it all depends on how you created your WEB Project. If it was a CR Web App then no issues, if it was a WEB Form app then no issues except you need to copy the whole folder: C:\inetpub\wwwroot\VS2013WebsiteCR\aspnet_client
to your app folder, maybe...
If it was an empty WEB app then it may be an issue with permissions ( more on this soon once we do some testing, R&D may have provided a work around to get IIS Express to work, not sure about using IIS directly.
Also search on Sessions and PostBacks, to get the second page you need to keep the session open/active. If not you may get nothing ot the same page everytime.
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