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I wish the Possibility to create a Report will be as comfortable and easy as it was in VB6.

I wish the Possibility to create a Report will be as comfortable and easy as it was in VB6.

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      • JohnJohn commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        SSRS leaves a lot to be desired in terms of creating the reports. I'm sad to say that I would rather use the MS Access report designer (and that's saying something). Crystal Reports on the other hand has a pretty good IDE but wishy washy support in other areas (for instance, their "4.0" listed assemblies actually target "2.0" CLR... which means even with the new versions you can't get away from the 2.0 CLR).

      • LMKLMK commented  ·   ·  Flag as inappropriate

        Yeah the report designer is absolutely horrible, the whole experience is awful. I have persevered with it and just cannot "get it". Usually if you use something enough it becomes 2nd nature, but reporting in .Net just makes me feel sick every time I have to do it.

        I 2nd the call for a simpler reporting system, designing reports in Visual Foxpro was probably one of the only decent parts of that language/IDE.

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