ActiveReports 12
Installed Files
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You can verify your package installation by following the steps below:

  1. Open Visual Studio.
  2. From the Visual Studio Help menu, select About Microsoft Visual Studio and verify that ActiveReports 12 appears in the installed products list.

When you install ActiveReports and use all of the default settings, files are installed in the following folders:

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\GrapeCity

File (or Folder) Description
ActiveReports (folder) Shortcut to the folder containing stand-alone applications and Samples folder. See the next dropdown for further details.
License Manager Shortcut to the License Manager application.

C:\ProgramData\Microsoft\Windows\Start Menu\Programs\GrapeCity\ActiveReports 12

File (or Folder) Description
ActiveReports 12 Designer Shortcut to the stand-alone designer application.
ActiveReports 12 Import Shortcut to the ActiveReports Import wizard application.
ActiveReports 12 Samples (folder) Shortcut to the folder containing sample projects.
ActiveReports 12 Theme Editor Shortcut to the ActiveReports Theme Editor application.
ActiveReports 12 User Guide(CHM) Shortcut to the Compiled HTML help file for ActiveReports.
ActiveReports 12 User Guide(PDF) Shortcut to the PDF help file for ActiveReports.
ActiveReports 12 User Guide(WEB) Shortcut to the Online help file for ActiveReports.
ActiveReports 12 Viewer Shortcut to the stand-alone ActiveReports Viewer application.

C:\Users\YourUserName\Documents\GrapeCity Samples\ActiveReports 12

Folder Description
Data Includes sample data files.
HTML5 Viewer Includes HTML5 Viewer sample.
Page Reports And RDL Reports Includes Page Report samples.
Professional Includes Professional edition samples.
Reports Gallery Includes ReportsGallery sample.
Section Reports Includes Section Report samples.
Standard Edition Web Includes Standard Edition Web sample.
WPF Viewer Includes WPF Viewer sample.

C:\Program Files\GrapeCity\ActiveReports 12 (C:\Program Files (x86)\GrapeCity\ActiveReports 12 on a 64-bit Windows operating system)

Folder Description
Deployment Includes Flash viewer file, Flash viewer themes, Silverlight localization resources and templates for redistribution, and Silverlight assembly, templates for WPF, Web service file required for Web Site or Web Applications, and JavaScript files for HTML.
Icons Includes associated Icons image files.
Localization Includes Resource and DOS batch files for localizing ActiveReports components.
Tools Includes all ActiveReports application, XML configuration files, and localization resources for designer and import tool in Chinese environment.
VisualStudio Includes Microsoft Visual Studio application extension and bootstrapper application.

C:\Program Files\Common Files\GrapeCity\ActiveReports 12 (C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\GrapeCity\ActiveReports 12 on a 64-bit Windows operating system)

File (or Folder) Description
Design (folder) Includes GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Viewer.Wpf.v12.VisualStudio.Design.4.5.dll assembly file.
License (folder) Includes License Service assembly file.
redist (folder) Includes native functions assembly for 64-bit machines.
zh-CN (folder) Includes resource files for the Chinese environment.
DocumentFormat.OpenXml.dll OpenXML assembly file.
Grapecity.ActiveReports.config XML configuration file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.ArsClient.v12.dll ArsClient assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Calendar.v12.dll Calendar control assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Chart.v12.dll Chart control assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Dashboard.v12.dll ActiveReports Dashboard assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Design.Win.v12.dll Windows Designer assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Diagnostics.v12.dll ActiveReports Diagnostics assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Document.v12.dll Document assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Document.v12.dll Document Export assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Html.v12.dll HTML Export assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Excel.v12.dll Excel Export assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Image.Unsafe.v12.dll Image Export assembly file. (Unsafe version)
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Image.v12.dll Image Export assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Pdf.v12.dll PDF Export assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Rdf.v12.dll RDF Export assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Word.v12.dll Word Export assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Xaml.v12.dll XAML Export assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Export.Xml.v12.dll XML Export assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Extensibility.v12.dll ActiveReports Extensibility assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Interop.v12.dll Native functions assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.OracleClient.v12.dll Oracle Client assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Serializer.v12.dll Serializer assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.v12.dll Run time engine assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Viewer.Win.v12.dll Windows Viewer assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.VisualStudio.v12.dll Visual Studio assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Web.Design.v12.dll Web Designer assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Web.v12.dll Web assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Viewer.Wpf.v12.dll WPF Viewer assembly file.

Assembly file required for communication between ActiveReports Developer and ActiveReports Server. This assembly is also required in the following situations:

  • When you connect to ActiveReports Server.
  • When you preview reports that are saved in ActiveReports Server in the Viewer.
  • When you use the JSON Provider in Page and RDL reports.

C:\Program Files\Common Files\GrapeCity\Components (C:\Program Files (x86)\Common Files\GrapeCity\Components on a 64-bit Windows operating system)

File or Application Description
GrapeCity.LicenseManager.exe License Manager setup file.
GrapeCity.LicenseManager.exe.config License Manager setup XML configuration file.

C:\Program Files\Grapecity\ActiveReports 12\Tools (C:\Program Files (x86)\GrapeCity\ActiveReports 12\Tools on a 64-bit Windows operating system)

File or Application Description
ApplicationLicenseGenerator.exe Application License Generator setup file.
ApplicationLicenseGenerator.exe.config License Manager setup XML configuration file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Designer.exe Stand-alone designer setup file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Designer.exe.config Stand-alone designer setup XML configuration file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Imports.exe ActiveReports Import application setup file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Imports.exe.config ActiveReports Import application setup XML configuration file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Imports.Win.exe ActiveReports Import wizard setup file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Imports.Win.exe.config ActiveReports Import wizard setup XML configuration file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.ThemeEditor.exe ActiveReports Theme Editor setup file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.ThemeEditor.exe.config ActiveReports Theme Editor setup XML configuration file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Viewer.exe Stand-Alone ActiveReports Viewer setup file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Viewer.exe.config Stand-Alone ActiveReports Viewer setup XML configuration file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.WpfViewer.exe Stand-Alone ActiveReports WPF Viewer setup file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.WpfViewer.exe.config Stand-Alone ActiveReports WPF Viewer setup XML configuration file.
ReportDesigner.Switcher.exe Report Designer Switcher setup file.
ReportDesigner.Switcher.exe.config Web Key Generator setup XML configuration file.
WebKeyGenerator.exe Web Key Generator setup file.
WebKeyGenerator.exe.config Web Key Generator setup XML configuration file.
zh-CN folder Includes resource files for the Chinese environment.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Imports.Access.v12.dll Microsoft Access Import assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Imports.Crystal.v12.dll Crystal Reports Import assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Imports.Excel.v12.dll Excel Import assembly file.
GrapeCity.ActiveReports.Imports.RPX.v12.dll RPX Import assembly file.
Newtonsoft.Json.dll JSON framework assembly file.