Report Error Design Time Value cannot be null. Parameter name: instance

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  1. Frank
    Frank avatar
    86 posts
    Member since:
    Mar 2012

    Posted 11 Jan Link to this post

    When I try to open any of the reports in the designer I am currently getting this error  The stack trace is

     

    Instances of this error (1)
    at System.ComponentModel.TypeDescriptor.AddAttributes(Object instance, Attribute[] attributes)
    at Microsoft.VisualStudio.Design.VSDesignSurface.CreateDesigner(IComponent component, Boolean rootDesigner)
    at System.ComponentModel.Design.DesignerHost.AddToContainerPostProcess(IComponent component, String name, IContainer containerToAddTo)
    at System.ComponentModel.Design.DesignerHost.PerformAdd(IComponent component, String name)
    at System.ComponentModel.Design.DesignerHost.System.ComponentModel.Design.IDesignerHost.CreateComponent(Type componentType, String name)
    at System.ComponentModel.Design.Serialization.DesignerSerializationManager.CreateInstance(Type type, ICollection arguments, String name, Boolean addToContainer)
    at System.ComponentModel.Design.Serialization.DesignerSerializationManager.System.ComponentModel.Design.Serialization.IDesignerSerializationManager.CreateInstance(Type type, ICollection arguments, String name, Boolean addToContainer)
    at System.ComponentModel.Design.Serialization.TypeCodeDomSerializer.Deserialize(IDesignerSerializationManager manager, CodeTypeDeclaration declaration)
    at System.ComponentModel.Design.Serialization.CodeDomDesignerLoader.PerformLoad(IDesignerSerializationManager manager)
    at Microsoft.VisualStudio.Design.Serialization.CodeDom.VSCodeDomDesignerLoader.PerformLoad(IDesignerSerializationManager serializationManager)
    at Microsoft.VisualStudio.Design.Serialization.CodeDom.VSCodeDomDesignerLoader.DeferredLoadHandler.Microsoft.VisualStudio.TextManager.Interop.IVsTextBufferDataEvents.OnLoadCompleted(Int32 fReload) 

  2. Stef
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    Stef avatar
    3036 posts

    Posted 12 Jan Link to this post

    Hi Frank,

    Such error can occur in the VS Report Designer, if the project uses Telerik Reporting version different than the installed on the machine.
    Please check if you have Telerik Reporting installed on the machine, if the IDE covers the minimum system requirements, and finally test running the Upgrade Wizard.


    I hope this information is helpful.

    Regards,
    Stef
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