Report Application Server failed on SetDataSource()

Posted on 2007-07-31
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I am porting some older VB.NET code to VB 2005, and my application uses the built-in version of Crystal Reports (v10).

When I run this line of code, I get an error telling me that the "load report failed," and that the "report application server failed":


ReportData is a dataset, by the way.  I made sure that the .rpt file is an embedded resource, and I uninstalled all earlier versions of Crystal Reports other than v10; but the error still appears with certain reports. Is there anything else that I could possibly try?
VS 2005
Windows XP SP2
Question by:andersonpower
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mlmcc earned 1000 total points
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WIth VS 2005, the embedded report nethod is no longer supported.
You will need to change to the Document method


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Thank you for pointing that out...that doesn't seem to be a well-documented change in VS 2005.

I also found that one of my controls on my report was invalid.
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I only found out through an answer to a question here.

Glad i could help


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However, Windows projects in Visual Studio 2005 remain unchanged from earlier Visual Studio .NET versions; they continue to use embedded reports.

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