Report Application Server failed on SetDataSource()

Posted on 2007-07-31
Last Modified: 2013-11-26
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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    Accepted Solution

    WIth VS 2005, the embedded report nethod is no longer supported.
    You will need to change to the Document method


    Author Comment

    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.
    LVL 100

    Expert Comment

    I only found out through an answer to a question here.

    Glad i could help


    Expert Comment

    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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