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Apr 17, 2018 at 05:19 PM

Crystal Report for Visual Studio upgrade to


Hello Crystal Report Expert,

I am running into an issue when trying to convert an existing Visual Studio 2013 project with integrated Crystal Report for VS component to Visual Studio 2015 project with integrated Crystal Report for VS

The new Windows 10 machine has VS 2015 installed and integrated with CR for VS properly. I verify this by creating a simple test project with a simple crystal report. Note, I did not install the old component though on the new machine.

So, when I opened the existing project that was developed under VS 2013 with integrated CR for VS component from VS 2015 with integrated CR for VS, Visual Studio gives me several errors, such as "CrystalDecisions.Windows.Forms.CrystalReportViewer is not defined",

"CrystalDecisions.ReportSource.ICachedReport is not defined"

"CrystalDecision.Shared.ExportOptions is not defined"

I cannot even open .rpt report file from VS Solution Explorer.

My question is what is the correct steps to upgrade my existing Visual Studio ( project (Crystal Report portion) from VS2013 with CR for VS 13.0.12 to VS2015 with CR for VS13.0.22

Thank you very much in advance for your help!