Crystal report Designer Report it is presentation of data in formatted manner. Report will arrange data in different sections. Report Header section it will contain main title to be presented in the first page. Page Header section it contains columns names Group Header section it will group columns names Details it will display columns data. Group Footer section it will display group details (displays sub totals) Page Footer section to display page numbers or turn page(displays complete totals) Report Footer section Any additional details VB6.0 supports data report designer and crystal report designer Data Report Designer Crystal Report Designer It is the product of Microsoft It is a product of Seagate comes as a built in with software which has to be VB6.0 installed explicitly It supports Dynamic SQL( It does not support this select statement can be feature changed for the report through programming) It can be used for basic It supports very complex reports generation report generation. In VB.net .net framework supports crystal report designer.This comes as the built in with .net framework Installation. The crystal report designer provided with .net framework is called as 8.5 version. In .net framework crystal report can be used with desktop application and web based application.