Progress® Telerik® Reporting R2 2017

Silverlight ReportViewer Troubleshooting

The article provides troubleshooting for commonly met issues with the Silverlight ReportViewer control.

The Silverlight ReportViewer displays content rendered through the Reporting Silverlight XAML Rendering nmechanism that produces XAML delivered by the Reporting WCF Service and loaded by the control.

The Silverlight ReportViewer is not visible on running the application.

As of Telerik Reporting Q1 2014, the Silverlight ReportViewer control uses implict styles. When the viewer's template (Telerik.ReportViewer.Silverlight.xaml) file is not loaded correctly, the viewer is not displayed. Double-check if XAML resources are loaded in the application.

More details about the settings required by the Silverlight ReportViewer are available in How to: Add report viewer to a Silverlight application.

As of Telerik Reporting Q1 2014, the Silverlight ReportViewer control uses implict styles. When the viewer's template (Telerik.ReportViewer.Silverlight.xaml) file is not loaded correctly, the viewer is not displayed. Also if the additionally required XAML files are not loaded or they are not of a version synchronized with Telerik Reporting, you may receive such errors. Double-check if XAML resources are loaded in the application and if dependencies between Telerik Reporting and Telerik UI for Silverlight are considered - Silverlight Dependenices per release.

More details about the settings required by the Silverlight ReportViewer are available in How to: Add report viewer to a Silverlight application.

As of Telerik Reporting Q1 2014, the Silverlight ReportViewer control uses implict styles. When the viewer's template (Telerik.ReportViewer.Silverlight.xaml) file is not loaded correctly, the viewer is not displayed. Also if the additionally required XAML files are not loaded or they are not of a version synchronized with Telerik Reporting, you may receive such errors. Double-check if XAML resources are loaded in the application and if dependencies between Telerik Reporting and Telerik UI for Silverlight are considered - Silverlight Dependenices per release.

More details about the settings required by the Silverlight ReportViewer are available in How to: Add report viewer to a Silverlight application.

Important note Important

Telerik Reporting Upgrade Wizard will update only references to Telerik Reporting assemblies and configuration settings. You will have to manually update the related Telerik.ReportViewer.Silverlight.xaml files, and Telerik UI for Silverlight XAML files distributed by Telerik Reporting. This includes manual update of Telerik UI for Silverlight assemblies distributed by Telerik Reporting.

If you use Telerik UI for Silverlight as a separate product, you can run Telerik UI for Silverlight Upgrade Wizard which will update Telerik UI for Silverlight assembly references and XAML resources automatically.

The report in the Silverlight ReportViewer is messed or different than the design-time preview.

The Silverlight ReportViewer displays teh report rendered in XAML format. External styles may affect the produced XAML that contains standard elements like Canvas, TextBlock and etc. Test excluding styles to check if they change the displayed content, or test exporting in a format like PDF.