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I got this issue with Visual Studio 2015 Enterprise Edition.
Every time I open a Dynamics NAV report layout in Visual Studio, RDLC is rendered as XML file instead of visual layout with all the fields and tool boxes.
How the report layout looks:
FIX : In order to fix the issue you need to install “Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools”.
To install “Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools” you need to go to
Control Panel -> Programs and Features – > Microsoft Visual Studio <Edition> -> Change
Or you can re run the installation setup.
From the features list, enable “Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools” option and proceed.
Trying to create a new report in Dynamics NAV 2018, I got an error opening the layout.
Being lazy as I am, I just switched to Report Builder instead of installing the new Visual Studio 2017.
Big was my surprise.
The layout was changed and wizards have been added for Tables, Matrixes and Lists.
The table wizard first lets you select the dataset, then the New Table Wizard appears:
Then Clicking Next, giving this:
Ending up with this:
Does anybody remember the classic report designer???
Al intentar abrir el layout de un report, en este caso de Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 con Visual Studio 2012, salta el error de la figura.
Solución: Borrar o renombrar el archivo “ComponentModelCache“, que podemos encontrar en la siguiente ruta: “%AppData%\..\Local\Microsoft\VisualStudio\11.0\“.
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If you encounter these kind of issue, just don’t concentrate on the tablix on the report, do check the space around it . When the report is exported to excel it takes the whole report into consideration, so try to avoid blank spaces if you know the report will be used as excel.More…