Crystal Reports in Windows Azure

10. October 2012 08:52 by Mrojas in Crystal Reports, Printing, SQL Server, VB6 Migration, Visual Studio, WinForms  //  Tags:   //   Comments (0)

If you ever wonder, if Crystal Reports can be used on the cloud in Windows Azure, well the answer is you can.

These two links provides some guidance on this matter: (this one is in English) (this one is in Spanish but Bing and Google Translate do a nice work here ;) )

Migrating the CommonDialog print dialog

2. March 2012 15:06 by Mrojas in Printing, VB6 Migration  //  Tags: , , , ,   //   Comments (0)

In VB6 you could use the commondialog to show several of the 
standard operating system dialogs. For example show the a 
the print setup dialog box or the print dialog box.

VB6 Example showing the Print Setup Dialog Box

cdlgprint.Flags = cdlPDPrintSetup


In .NET you have 4 kinds of Priting Dialogs:






So during a migration remember that if your were using the the CommonDialog.Flags 

property to show the PrintSetupDialog you will have to change that for something like


var cdlgprint_ForPrintSetup  = new PrintSetupDialog();