In order to create or edit reports, Crystal Reports does need to be installed on the workstation. However, if a user simply needs to view the report, Crystal Reports does not need to be installed. The user can view the reports through the Reports > Custom Reports module of the software.
Crystal Reports does not need to be installed on a workstation to view the report in Custom reports.
The Crystal report needs to be linked as a Custom Report (BB599157) in the Reports module of the Raiser's Edge, Education Edge, or Financial Edge software.