No preview in VS 2013 ReportDesigner

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  1. Heiko
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    153 posts
    Member since:
    Oct 2012

    Posted 18 Apr 2015 Link to this post

    While my reports are displayed perfectly during runtime, it is not possible to get a preview during development in Visual Studio 2013. I got the following solution structure (WPF):

    Main Application EXE
    Data-ClassLibrary
    Report-ClassLibrary
    (... other ClassLibraries and Modules...)

    All reports use objectDataSources which itself use the ApplicationDbContext defined in Data-ClassLibrary. What do I have to do to display a preview inside the Visual Studio ReportDesigner? I just can't find any help document for that scenario. The objectDataSources are not even instantiated when showing preview. :-(

    And second question: why is it still (after YEARS) not possible to enter a value for an external stylesheet that is an embedded resource? You have to open the designer code to accomplish that. Is this SO HARD TO DEVELOP for Telerik?

  2. Nasko
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    1045 posts

    Posted 21 Apr 2015 Link to this post

    Hello Neils,

    Please review these threads on the same topic regarding the ObjectDataSource component issue:
    Regarding the second question, the External Stylesheets can be loaded from an absolute path/URL, a relative path/URL, or a resource name (such as Application1.Resources.StyleSheet1.xml). For any different options than the already provided, please post a feature request in the public Ideas & Feedback portal.

    Regards,
    Nasko
    Telerik
     

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