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  • Error when generating report

    There have been no recent changes to this report but my users receive an error when trying to access it.

    Report did not print. Error reported was:


    Layout name: Single Lot [email protected]:\A5webroot\scheduling\projectmgmt.alb
    Layout type: report

    SQLReporting 9 - Could not create ResultSet from DataSource definition. Could not connect to Database. Error reported was: Invalid syntax for connection string. Must be formatted in one of the following ways: name1 + chr(9) + value1 + crlf() + name2 + chr(9) + value2 + crlf() ... or {name1='value1',name2='value2'...nameN='valueN'}

    Has anyone else run into this? I've tried republishing the AEX and the Workspace Library but it hasn't helped.

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    Re: Error when generating report

    Have you tried: Edit the report's datasource definition. No need to change anything -- just go through the edit, save again, then republish your Workspace Library again (the AEX most likely has nothing to do with this).
    -Steve
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      Re: Error when generating report

      I did do that but it did not resolve the problem. It was a bug. If anyone else runs into this, you can install the latest pre-release. I've confirmed that it does resolve the issue.

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      • #4
        Re: Error when generating report

        Goodness, I've been working on this for weeks, can't wait to try the pre-release and see if reports work again!

        Edit: "Page cannot be found" when trying to download pre-release version.
        Last edited by totallycovered; 03-14-2014, 05:37 PM.

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