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Ramya
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Ramya asked on 04 Apr 2017, 06:56 PM

I was successfully running Telerik Reporting R2 2016 (Telerik_Reporting_R2_2016_SP1_10_1_16_615_DEV.)   in my VS 2015. Recently I upgraded from VS 2015 to 2017 . Now I am unable to edit/create new reports in VS 2017 Report Designer as the Telerik Reporting Toolbox and Menu items are missing in VS 2017.

I can open the report file in Report Designer though.

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Peter
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answered on 07 Apr 2017, 10:13 AM
Hello Ramya,

VS 2017 support is added in R1 2017 and we highly recommended R1 2017 SP2 that includes some important fixes for the VS 2017 support.

Generally after installing Visual Studio, to enable the Telerik Reporting toolboxes, Upgrade Wizard, item, and project templates you have to reinstall Telerik Reporting. 

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answered on 23 Dec 2017, 11:45 PM

I am having the same problem. Though I am using R3 and VS2017. When I try to go through the upgrade process for reports I always get the same message. The VS designer still is not available. I can open it with the Telerik Report Designer but that product has visualization problems, so it is almost impossible to navigate and set options. 

See the attached screenshots.

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Katia
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answered on 02 Jan 2018, 07:46 AM
Hi Matt,

Based on the attached screen shot, it seems that there is no reference to Telerik.Reporting.dll in the project. In case you have a .NET Core type of project the Report Designer will not be available.
In case the issue persists send us the problematic project in a support ticket so we can review it locally and provide you further suggestions.

Regarding the visualization problems in Standalone Designer, they seem to be known issues connected to the higher DPI of the machine. We have already released an internal build v11.2.17.1215 that include fixes for those issues, you can download it from your Telerik account - download link.


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answered on 17 Jan 2018, 03:59 PM

HI Guys,
I am also having similar issue. I have Visual Studio 2015 and 2017. Had installed Telerik_Reporting_R3_2017_SP1_11_2_17_1025_DEV. In Visual Studio 2015 I nave Reporting menu integrated but missing tool box where as in 2017 missing both all together.

I can open report file in both version of Visual Studio though. 

 

 

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Katia
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answered on 18 Jan 2018, 02:37 PM
Hello Waqas,

Based on the discussion in the support ticket #1148911, it seems that you managed to resolve the issue. Let us know if the problem still persists or you want to share some additional details about the issue with our community.


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answered on 12 Feb 2018, 06:57 PM
After recently updating to VS 2017, I've tried to uninstall Reporting R1 2017 SP2 and 2017 support was not provided as an option.  Am I missing something?
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Vesko
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answered on 14 Feb 2018, 11:16 AM
Hi Aaron,

Thank you for contacting us.

It seems something wrong is going on with detecting Visual Studio 2017 on your side. To investigate the issue I suggest generating a log using the tool I have attached. Unzip the attached file and launch VS2017InstanceDetector.exe to generate it. The log (vs_instance_info.txt) does not contain sensitive information so you can share it in this thread.

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Aaron
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answered on 14 Feb 2018, 03:37 PM

Vesko,

There seems to have been an error trying to generate the log. 

An error occcured: System.IO.FileNotFoundException: The system cannot find the file specified. (Exception from HRESULT: 0x80070002)
   at Microsoft.VisualStudio.Setup.Configuration.ISetupInstance2.GetInstanceId()
   at VisualStudioDetection.VisualStudio2017Detector.GetVisualStudioInfo(ISetupInstance instance)
   at VisualStudioDetection.VisualStudio2017Detector.GetVisualStudioInfos()
   at VS2017InstanceDetector.Console.Program.Main(String[] args)

 

Below is information from the "About Microsoft VisualStudio" window and the "Installed Products" list is below. If there is some specific information I can get for you, let me know.

001.Microsoft Visual Studio Professional 2017
002.Version 15.5.6
003.VisualStudio.15.Release/15.5.6+27130.2027
004.Microsoft .NET Framework
005.Version 4.7.02556
006. 
007.Installed Version: Professional
008. 
009.Visual Basic 2017   00370-10003-04741-AA465
010.Microsoft Visual Basic 2017
011. 
012.Visual C# 2017   00370-10003-04741-AA465
013.Microsoft Visual C# 2017
014. 
015.Visual F# 4.1   00370-10003-04741-AA465
016.Microsoft Visual F# 4.1
017. 
018.Advanced Installer Extension   14.5.2
019.Advanced Installer Extension. For more information visit the Advanced Installer website at www.advancedinstaller.com. Copyright © Caphyon LTD. All rights reserved.
020. 
021.Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio Package   8.10.01106.1
022.Application Insights Tools for Visual Studio
023. 
024.ASP.NET and Web Tools 2017   15.0.31127.0
025.ASP.NET and Web Tools 2017
026. 
027.ASP.NET Core Razor Language Services   1.0
028.Provides languages services for ASP.NET Core Razor.
029. 
030.ASP.NET Web Frameworks and Tools 2017   5.2.51007.0
031.For additional information, visit https://www.asp.net/
032. 
033.Azure App Service Tools v3.0.0   15.0.31106.0
034.Azure App Service Tools v3.0.0
035. 
036.Azure Data Lake Node   1.0
037.This package contains the Data Lake integration nodes for Server Explorer.
038. 
039.Azure Data Lake Tools for Visual Studio   2.2.9000.1
040.Microsoft Azure Data Lake Tools for Visual Studio
041. 
042.Azure Data Lake Tools for Visual Studio   2.2.9000.1
043.Microsoft Azure Data Lake Tools for Visual Studio
044. 
045.Common Azure Tools   1.10
046.Provides common services for use by Azure Mobile Services and Microsoft Azure Tools.
047. 
048.Fabric.DiagnosticEvents   1.0
049.Fabric Diagnostic Events
050. 
051.JavaScript Language Service   2.0
052.JavaScript Language Service
053. 
054.JavaScript Project System   2.0
055.JavaScript Project System
056. 
057.JavaScript UWP Project System   2.0
058.JavaScript UWP Project System
059. 
060.Merq   1.1.17-rc (cba4571)
061.Command Bus, Event Stream and Async Manager for Visual Studio extensions.
062. 
063.Microsoft Azure HDInsight Azure Node   2.2.9000.1
064.HDInsight Node under Azure Node
065. 
066.Microsoft Azure Hive Query Language Service   2.2.9000.1
067.Language service for Hive query
068. 
069.Microsoft Azure Service Fabric Tools for Visual Studio   2.0
070.Microsoft Azure Service Fabric Tools for Visual Studio
071. 
072.Microsoft Azure Stream Analytics Language Service   2.2.9000.1
073.Language service for Azure Stream Analytics
074. 
075.Microsoft Azure Stream Analytics Node   1.0
076.Azure Stream Analytics Node under Azure Node
077. 
078.Microsoft Azure Tools   2.9
079.Microsoft Azure Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio 2017 - v2.9.51120.3
080. 
081.Microsoft Continuous Delivery Tools for Visual Studio   0.3
082.Simplifying the configuration of continuous build integration and continuous build delivery from within the Visual Studio IDE.
083. 
084.Microsoft JVM Debugger   1.0
085.Provides support for connecting the Visual Studio debugger to JDWP compatible Java Virtual Machines
086. 
087.Microsoft MI-Based Debugger   1.0
088.Provides support for connecting Visual Studio to MI compatible debuggers
089. 
090.Microsoft Visual Studio Tools for Containers   1.1
091.Develop, run, validate your ASP.NET Core applications in the target environment. F5 your application directly into a container with debugging, or CTRL + F5 to edit & refresh your app without having to rebuild the container.
092. 
093.Microsoft Visual Studio VC Package   1.0
094.Microsoft Visual Studio VC Package
095. 
096.Mono Debugging for Visual Studio   4.8.4-pre (3fe64e3)
097.Support for debugging Mono processes with Visual Studio.
098. 
099.Node.js Tools   1.4.11025.7
100.Adds support for developing and debugging Node.js apps in Visual Studio
101. 
102.NuGet Package Manager   4.5.0
103.NuGet Package Manager in Visual Studio. For more information about NuGet, visit http://docs.nuget.org/.
104. 
105.SQL Server Data Tools   15.1.61710.120
106.Microsoft SQL Server Data Tools
107. 
108.Telerik ASP.NET AJAX VSExtensions   2018.1.111.4
109.Progress® Telerik® UI for ASP.NET AJAX Visual Studio extensions
110. 
111.ToolWindowHostedEditor   1.0
112.Hosting json editor into a tool window
113. 
114.TypeScript Tools   15.5.11025.1
115.TypeScript Tools for Microsoft Visual Studio
116. 
117.Visual Studio Code Debug Adapter Host Package   1.0
118.Interop layer for hosting Visual Studio Code debug adapters in Visual Studio
119. 
120.Visual Studio Tools for Universal Windows Apps   15.0.27130.2020
121.The Visual Studio Tools for Universal Windows apps allow you to build a single universal app experience that can reach every device running Windows 10: phone, tablet, PC, and more. It includes the Microsoft Windows 10 Software Development Kit.
122. 
123.VisualStudio.Mac   1.0
124.Mac Extension for Visual Studio
125. 
126.WebJobs Tools v1.0.0   15.0.31106.0
127.WebJobs Tools v1.0.0
128. 
129.Xamarin   4.8.0.760 (fc93f3f5b)
130.Visual Studio extension to enable development for Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Android.
131. 
132.Xamarin Designer   4.8.188 (c5813fa34)
133.Visual Studio extension to enable Xamarin Designer tools in Visual Studio.
134. 
135.Xamarin.Android SDK   8.1.5.0 (HEAD/75f8c6838)
136.Xamarin.Android Reference Assemblies and MSBuild support.
137. 
138.Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Mac SDK   11.6.1.4 (db807ec)
139.Xamarin.iOS and Xamarin.Mac Reference Assemblies and MSBuild support.

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Vesko
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answered on 19 Feb 2018, 11:36 AM
Hello Aaron,

Thank you for sharing the information from the "About Microsoft Visual Studio" dialog.

Please use one of the following command lines to launch the Telerik Reporting MSI installer:
  • For Visual Studio 2017 Professional 
    msiexec /i [telerik_reporting_file_path].msi PRODUCTDIRVS2017PROFESSIONAL="C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Professional"
  • For Visual Studio 2017 Community
    msiexec /i [telerik_reporting_file_path].msi PRODUCTDIRVS2017COMMUNITY="C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Community"
  • For Visual Studio 2017 Enterprise
    msiexec /i [telerik_reporting_file_path].msi PRODUCTDIRVS2017ENTERPRISE="C:\Program Files (x86)\Microsoft Visual Studio\2017\Enterprise"

What essentially these command lines do is telling to the the Reporting installer where your Visual Studio 2017 is installed. Please note that each command line uses different property so you have to choose the right one for you.

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Vesko
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answered on 08 Apr 2018, 07:57 PM

@Vesko,

I have VS 2017 Community, I ran the command.  I have the Telerik > Reporting menu.  The only entry is Upgrade Wizard.  I have the Telerik.Reporting DLL referenced in my project.  I need to use the Visual Studio Report Designer.  The stand-alone designer works but for a specific report I have I need the VS designer.  Any idea?

 

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Peter
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answered on 11 Apr 2018, 02:37 PM
Hello Courtney,

The Telerik Reporting Menu lets you run the Report ExplorerData ExplorerGroup Explorer and Upgrade Wizard. It is accessible through the Telerik Menu --> Reporting. The above tool windows are only visible in the report designer context. You have to click within the report designer to enable them.

If you need to create new reports my recommendation is to use the item templates. For more information see: How To: Create a Report (Visual Studio)

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Peter
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answered on 11 Apr 2018, 02:45 PM

What I ended up having to do was to uninstall the Telerik Reporting and re-install it. 

My best guess is that I originally installed it before I had upgraded to Visual Studio 2017 and, at the time of initial install, did not include support for VS 2017.  During the reinstall, support for VS 2017 was included and everything began working as it had in the previous version of Visual Studio.

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answered on 18 May 2018, 01:07 PM

I tried uninstall/install and so  ..

Finally I solved this , just in command prompt

go to folder

C:\Program Files (x86)\Progress\Telerik Reporting R2 2018\Bin\VS2017Enterprise>

and then execute

Telerik.Reporting.VsX.vsix

 

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headPropellerHead
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answered on 20 Jun 2018, 02:32 PM

Still no Telerik Menu when opening a Reporting project in VS2017.  The Telerik menu WAS showing up in VS2017 Preview, so I uninstalled that, then uninstalled and re-installed Telerik Reporting R2 2018, but that did not work. 

I tried uninstalling and re-installing Telerik Reporting and running C:\Program Files (x86)\Progress\Telerik Reporting R2 2018\Bin\VS2017Enterprise\Telerik.Reporting.VsX.vsix, but that did not work either. 

What else can I try to get the Telerik menu showing again?  (Telerik Reporting R2 2018 toolbox IS available, and I DO get Telerik Report templates when do Add | New.)

Thanks!

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Todor
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answered on 25 Jun 2018, 11:35 AM
Hello headPropellerHead,

Check Missing Telerik menu in VS2017 forum thread for a step-by-step guide on how to solve the problem.

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answered on 25 Jun 2018, 01:55 PM

Thank you, Todor.  That worked. 

Anyone else trying this solution, be aware there was no .exe for download at the link provided.  However, I was able to find a link that took me to the GitHub repository, where I was able to find and download the project.  I then had to build it in VS, then find and run the DuplicateExtensionFinder.exe in the project's bin\Debug folder.

-hPH

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