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R2 2016 Changes and Dependencies

This article explains the manual changes required when upgrading to Telerik Reporting R2 2016 (

Known Issues

  • Report viewers Visual Studio item templates: Fail when trdp report definition is used for existing report and with sample report option.

  • Standalone Report Designer: The Data Source design time parameter values are lost on saving the report in different report format (from .trdp to .trdx and from .trdx to .trdp).

  • Printing reports: Paper size is not respected when using Custom paper kind.


Standalone Report Designer

New default report document format is used by the Overview - Telerik Report Definition Package (.trdp). The new format holds the serialized XML report definition and its resources in archived package. This way the document format is faster to handle and more compact. The format is fully supported by all report viewers and Report Server. We continue to fully support the legacy.trdx report format. Thus no change is required on your side.

TRDX files created by the Standalone Report Designer contain XML version

Reporting API Breaking Change

The interface IToggleVisibilityTarget is now obsolete. Please use the IActionTarget interface instead.

The class Telerik.Reporting.ToggleVisibilityTargetCollection is now deprecated. Please use the ActionTargetCollection class instead.

WPF Report Viewer Dependencies

The viewer is build with Telerik UI Controls for WPF 2016.2.503.40. If you are using a newer version consider adding binding redirects. For more information see: How to Add report viewer to a WPF .NET Framework project.

Silverlight Report Viewer Dependencies

The viewer is build with Telerik UI Controls for Silverlight 2016.2.503.1050.


HTML5 Report Viewer Dependencies

The HTML5 Report Viewer depends on the following libraries:

  • Telerik Kendo UI (2013.2.918 or later)

  • jQuery (1.9.1 or later)

ASP.NET WebAPI REST Report Service Dependencies

The ASP.NET WebAPI REST Report Service requires the following assemblies:

  • Microsoft ASP.NET Web API (4.0.20710.0 or later)

  • Newtonsoft.Json ( or later)

ServiceStack Report Service Dependencies

The ServiceStack Report Service uses ServiceStack (

CubeDataSource Dependencies

If you are using CubeDataSource, the version of your Microsoft.AnalysisServices.AdomdClient should be or later.

Database Cache Provider Dependencies

If you are using Database Cache Provider, the version of your Telerik Data Access ORM should be 2015.1.225.1 or later.

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