Could not find a part of the path '....\MaestroFP.rds.'

A coworker posted a report definition (.rdl) file out onto the server, asking that I help her with adding some fields from some tables to several of the data sets for the report.  I imported the report into Visual Studio (2010 SP1), but each of the data sets had a DataSource property which was not defined in my solution explorer.  If I tried to edit the data set in the query designer I received an error message:

An Error occurred while connecting to the data source.  Only the text-based query designer will be available.
Additional information:
The shared data source 'Kermit' does not exist or you do not have permissions.  For more information, contact your report server administrator.

So I created a new shared data source with that name, pointing it to the appropriate Server and database, but I'm still getting that error.

If I change the data source to another previously defined data source, which works for other reports in my VS solution, I can open the data sets and run the queries just fine in the query designer.  But when I try to preview this report I'm getting an error:

An error occurred during local report processing.
Error in the Application.
Could not find a part of the path '\\servername\gpshare\SRS_Projects\GPReports\GPReports\Maestro FP\Maestro FP\Maestro FP\bin\debug\data sources\MaestroFP.rds'

The \Data Sources\ folder does not exist on this path, but the rest of that path does exist.  I cannot figure out where this path for the MaestroFP data source is stored and how to change this to point to a valid data source.
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Mark WillsTopic AdvisorCommented:
That Path does seem strange - lots of duplicate folder names "GPReports\GPReports\Maestro FP\Maestro FP\Maestro FP"

Are you able to contact the coworker with a "Please Explain"

In design mode were you able to add the columns ?

Is your environment the same ? When using IE scripting happens automatically, so, if you're in (say) google chrome, you might (well the report might) not recognise path as scripted. Have a read of : https://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms156511(v=sql.105).aspx It can be a "gotcha" when desiging reports - not saying that is your error, but it can happen.

The process I have had to use before is to delete the .sou files, best explained in this : http://www.howtosolutions.net/2013/02/solving-project-file-error-could-not-find-part-of-the-path-with-visual-studio/
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Dale FyeAuthor Commented:
Thanks, Mark.

That second link helped me to resolve the problem.
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