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1646498 - When to use the 'Replace Connection' method using the Crystal Reports or InProc RAS SDK for .NET


  • In certain instances, it is best to use the Replace Connection method when logging on to a database:
    • Reports created before Crystal Reports 9 - see more on this bellow
    • Reports created on TTX files
    • Changing connection method from ODBS to OLE DB, etc.
    • And more


  • Crystal Reports for Visual Studio 2010
  • VS2010



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