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  • Can't open published Reports

    This is quite frustrating that when I test printing from a button on my grid details layout to create pdf from the developer software local it works fine. Reports pop up and can be saved to .pdf without issue.
    However if they are published all I get is errors when clicking the button to create pdf.
    The error is "Report did not print because the Data Dictionary that contains the Report definition was not found.
    Missing Data Dictionary: \\reviews.ddd"

    The reviews.ddd file does exist on the published server. In report Genie it is listed Layout name: [email protected][PathAlias.ADB_Path]\reviews.ddd

    Is this a bug or does a special cfg have to be made for it work when published. The report was created in the Workspace.adb Control Center and not in the Reports section of the Web Projects Control Panel.

    I'm using Alpha Anywhere Developer v3.1 publishing onto a webserver running AA.

    Thanks,

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    Re: Can't open published Reports

    However if they are published all I get is errors when clicking the button to create pdf.
    If what is published? do you mean the pdf or after you placed your app in another folder somewhere?
    Have you checked to see that the "reviews.ddd" is where you think it should be?
    Do you have all of your files in one single folder? all adb, dbf, and supporting for them?
    Dave Mason
    [email protected]
    Skype is dave.mason46

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      Re: Can't open published Reports

      ***Resolution****I deleted the report that was created via the Workspace Control Panel, and created a report inside the Reports section of the Web Projects Control Panel. This works.
      I guess the problem is when you create a report outside of the Web Workspace CP it does not work using active table link..... To bad as it was a big waist of time using the reports from that location.

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