ActiveReports 15 .NET Edition
ActiveReports 15 User Guide / Upgrade Reports / Coexistence of Visual Studio Integrated Designers
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    Coexistence of Visual Studio Integrated Designers
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    ActiveReports 15 can be installed and used on the same machine in which other older versions of ActiveReports for .NET (except ActiveReports 13) have been installed.

    Compatibility of ActiveReports Visual Studio Integrated Designers with Visual Studio

    ActiveReports Visual Studio integrated designer of different versions can be used by integrating the designer with Visual Studio IDE (Integrated development environment). The following table shows the Visual Studio versions corresponding to the integrated designer versions that are supported.

    VS .NET

    2002

    VS .NET

    2003

    VS

    2005

    VS

    2008

    VS

    2010

    VS

    2012

    VS

    2013

    VS

    2015

    VS

    2017

    VS

    2019

    ActiveReports 1 × × × × × × × ×
    ActiveReports 2 × × × × × × × ×
    ActiveReports 3 × × × × × × × ×
    ActiveReports 6 × × × × × × ×
    ActiveReports 7 × × × × × ×
    ActiveReports 8 × × × × × ×
    ActiveReports 9 × × × × × ×
    ActiveReports 10 × × × × × ×
    ActiveReports 11 × × × × ×
    ActiveReports 12 × × × × ×
    (VS SP2+)
    ×
    ActiveReports 13 × × × × ×
    (VS SP2+)
    ActiveReports 14 × × × × × ×
    (VS SP2+)
    ActiveReports 15 × × × × × × ×
    (VS SP2+)

    To switch the designers of versions prior to ActiveReports 13, use the switcher tool. See ActiveReports 13 help file for more information.