1888015 - Error: <path to rpt> This document could not be opened

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1888015 - Error: <path to rpt> This document could not be opened

Symptom

  • Report created in 'Crystal Reports Basic for Visual Studio 2008' (v. 10.5.x)
  • Attempting to run the report in SAP Crystal Reports 2011 or 2008 results in the error

 

<path to rpt> This document could not be opened

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  • Running the same report in a Visual Studio application results in the error: Load Report Failed

Environment

  • SAP Crystal Reports 2011
  • Crystal Reports 2008
  • SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio
  • Microsoft Visual Studio (2010 / 2012)

Cause

  • The report contained two parameters of the same name
  • Note: creating two parameters of the same name was only possible in Crystal Reports 10.5

 

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Resolution

  1. Open the report in Visual Studio 2008 report design IDE
  2. Remove one of the same named parameters
  3. Save the report

Keywords

param vs cr crvs cr2008 cr2011 , KBA , BI-DEV-NET-SDK , .NET SDK / COM SDK , Problem

Product

Crystal Reports 2008 V1 ; SAP Crystal Reports 2011 ; SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio