1569982 - Error; Invalid Argument provided. Details: crdb_adoplus : Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

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1569982 - Error; Invalid Argument provided. Details: crdb_adoplus : Object reference not set to an instance of an object.

Symptom

  • Passing an ADO .NET Dataset to a Crystal Report
  • Dataset contains a field with parenthesis; PA-PHONE-NO(1)
  • Full error message is:

Invalid Argument provided. Details: crdb_adoplus : Object reference not set to an instance of an object. Failed to open a rowset.
Error in File C:\Windows\TEMP\Account History {401A8758-8F34-487B-BF62-12F894F4F1A1}.rpt: Invalid argument for database.

Environment

  • VS .NET 2008
  • CR 2008

Cause

  • According to the XML standards, parenthesis () are not supported
  • Saving the dataset to an XML file results in the filed being written as; <PA-PHONE-NO_x0028_1_x0029_>
  • The parenthesis are converted into ASCII values causing the error

Resolution

  • Do not use parenthesis

Keywords

Perenthesis paren bracket brace , KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , How To

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1