Excel export with aggregates not working

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  1. Shuja
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    Mar 2011

    Posted 21 Nov 2014 Link to this post

    I have a grid defined as:-
        .Columns(col =>
                col.Bound(o => o.CurrentWaitingBand).Title("Weeks Waited").ClientFooterTemplate("Total");
                col.Bound(o => o.DNA).Title("DNA").ClientFooterTemplate("#= sum  #"); ;
                col.Bound(o => o.IP).Title("Admitted").ClientFooterTemplate("#= sum  #"); ;
                col.Bound(o => o.OP).Title("Non-Admitted").ClientFooterTemplate("#= sum  #"); ;
           .ToolBar(tools => tools.Excel())
                       .Excel(excel => excel
                                        .ProxyURL(Url.Action("Excel_Export_Save", "IPWLDQ"))
            .DataSource(ds => ds
                    .Aggregates(ag =>
                        ag.Add(p => p.DNA).Sum();
                        ag.Add(p => p.IP).Sum();
                        ag.Add(p => p.OP).Sum();
                            .Model(m => m.Id(p => p.CurrentWaitingBand))
                      .Read(rd => rd.Action("_Table", "StopsAnalysis")

    When I try to export the grid to Excel, a javascript error in kendo.all.min.js of 'Unhandled exception at line 578, column 7 in Function code0x800a138f - JavaScript runtime error: Object expected' is thrown.

    If I remove the aggregate expressions, the export runs without a problem.  I see the demo example uses aggregates, but can't see any obvious differences. 
  2. Atanas Korchev
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    Posted 25 Nov 2014 Link to this post


    It is indeed strange as the online demo supports aggregates just fine. Could you open a support ticket and send us a runnable sample which reproduces the JS error? We suspect something in the data is causing the error but cannot be sure until we reproduce it at our side.

    Atanas Korchev

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  4. Shuja
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    30 posts
    Member since:
    Mar 2011

    Posted 25 Nov 2014 in reply to Atanas Korchev Link to this post

    Thanks, I'll see what I can put together.
  5. John
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    Member since:
    Jul 2011

    Posted 12 Dec 2014 Link to this post

    I have the same issue, works great for grids w/out an aggregate footer.  I get a javascript runtime error: object expected in the footertemplate area of kendo.all.min for those with aggregate functions.

    I create all most my grids using razor vs the js route if that makes any difference to you.  Maybe something's getting lost in the translation?
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