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Steps on how to add ObjectDataSource in a report designed in the Standalone Designer


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  1. Open Visual Studio and create a new Class Library.
  2. Add the following piece of code from How to: Bind to a BusinessObject article.
class Product
 . . .

class Products
  . . .
  1. Run the project and close it.
  2. Copy the built assembly to clipboard - navigate to the project folder -> bin -> Debug and copy the dll file.
  3. Navigate to the installation folder of the Report designer (for example: C:\Program Files (x86)\Progress\Telerik Reporting R1 2019\Report Designer ) and paste the .dll file.
  4. Open the Telerik.ReportDesigner.exe.config file through an editor and add a reference for the assembly. For example:
            <add name="MyClassLibrary"/>
  1. Save and close.
  2. Open the Report Designer and create a new report.
  3. Navigate to Data -> Object Data Source.
  4. Select from the Available data source types and follow the Wizard instructions until the process is completed.
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