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Converting from ActiveReports


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The Telerik converter from ActiveReports is built against ActiveReports 3 (build 5.2.1013.2). If you're using a newer version of ActiveReports, you will need to add an assembly binding redirect statement to your Visual Studio/Standalone Report Designer configuration file.

The converter only works with ActiveReports 3.


  • Examine the Global Assembly Cache (C:\WINDOWS\assembly) to check which version of ActiveReports you have installed.
  • Depending on the version you use, modify the following statements accordingly and insert them in your configuration file, usually located at:

    C:\Program Files\Microsoft Visual Studio 10.0\Common7\IDE\devenv.exe.Config

        <assemblyBinding xmlns="urn:schemas-microsoft-com:asm.v1">
                <assemblyIdentity name="ActiveReports3" publicKeyToken="cc4967777c49a3ff" culture="neutral" />
                <bindingRedirect newVersion="x.x.x.x" oldVersion="x.x.x.x" />
                <assemblyIdentity name="ActiveReports.Viewer3" publicKeyToken="cc4967777c49a3ff" culture="neutral" />
                <bindingRedirect newVersion="x.x.x.x" oldVersion="x.x.x.x" />

    where the first x.x.x.x is the version of ActiveReports that you are using and the second x.x.x.x is the version mentioned in the "New Report Wizard".

  • Restart Visual Studio.

  • Add new Telerik Report to your project and start the Report Wizard. On its second step, select "Convert from existing report".

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