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2799326 - Embedded Report Designer in Visual Studio 2017 and 2019 randomly locks up and/or no context menu on Windows 10 1809

Symptom

Embedded Report Designer in Visual Studio 2017 and 2019 Randomly locks up and/or no context menu on Windows 10 1809

Reported in Community: https://answers.sap.com/questions/12695343/crvs-sp25-context-menu-not-showing-when-a-field-is.html?childToView=12697460#comment-12697460   https://answers.sap.com/questions/7270860/crystal-reports-freezes-when-clicking-the-database.html?childToView=12695605#answer-12695605

When in VS IDE and editing Reports using  the Crystal Reports Embedded Designer, Visual Studio randomly hangs.

Also, when right clicking on the Report objects the Context menu may appear blank, try again and it may show the items.

This seems to be an issue on a recent Windows 10 build 1809 update.

Environment

  • Crystal Reports Developer, for Visual Studio SP 25
  • Visual Studio 2017
  • Visual Studio 2019
  • Windows 10 1809 build

Resolution

THis issue has been reproted to our Developers and a solution is set for SP 26 ( due out in September time frame )

Keywords

CRforVS, Embedded Report DEsigner, Context Menu, hang , KBA , BI-DEV-NET , BI Software Development Kits (SDKs) - .NET or Other , Problem

Product

SAP Crystal Reports, developer version for Microsoft Visual Studio