I am trying to create a super basic report and have it show up in my VB.Net web application. No matter what I try the report itself never shows up when I run the site. I can preview the report in design mode and it looks great.
I've gone to SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio: Updates & Runtime Downloads and have run the Install Executable for Service Pack 16.
I've gone to Google and followed every link I can find on setting up a simple report in a Visual Basic.Net Web Application (converting from C# where necessary) (A few samples):
There isn't a lot for VS 2015 Community edition, so I tried the tutorials for older versions just in case.
I've made sure the proper items show up in the Web.Config file:
I've tried adding a DataTable to the project and set the report source to that.
I've tried have the report connect directly to my local SQL instance itself.
I've tried creating a new Crystal Reports Web Site using the Template it installed in Visual Studio.
No matter what I try my web browser window remains blank, so my only conclusion now is maybe I need an older version of the runtime, or maybe this just doesn't work with the Community Edition of VS.
Can someone help me figure out where I might be going wrong? It seems like adding a super simple Crystal Report to a site should be as simple as adding it and following the setup wizard.