After Converting .RDL to .RDLC by renaming them how to set the data source in report viewer 2008 RRS feed

  • Question

  • I have made SSRS reports in SQL server Business Intelligence Development Studio 2008 with .rdl extension 
    now all I did is convert them (by renaming .rdl to .rdlc) and added them in a separate folder  in Visual Web Developer Express 2008 

    and after that drag a report viewer and selected a file name as year wise report 1(a).rdlc 
    but I dont know how to set its data source and I dont have VS 2005.

    any help  

    Tahir Ayoub
    Saturday, December 17, 2011 11:30 AM

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  • hello any one need help
    Tahir Ayoub
    Saturday, December 17, 2011 1:11 PM
  • I have also deployed reports in .rdlc using same SSRS VS 2008 

    also add those reports in and after that I dragged a Report viewer and list of reports are shown and from that I select a report, but data  

    Tahir Ayoub
    Saturday, December 17, 2011 3:55 PM
  • The data sources I choose in is the same created by the report server confg. is it right or not there images are below


    and in sql 2008 it is 



    Tahir Ayoub
    Saturday, December 17, 2011 3:58 PM
  • now I think much detail is shown but any one Its my last step to show reports in and then my project will be finished 

    but I am totally new in this so can any one tell me how to solve this issue
    I think its a small problem but don't know how to solve it  

    still waiting for reply  


    and the error when I debugg in is 



    • An error occurred during local report processing.
      • The definition of the report 'Main Report' is invalid.
        • The report definition is not valid. Details: The report definition has an invalid target namespace '' which cannot be upgraded.


    Tahir Ayoub

    • Edited by Tahir Ayoub Saturday, December 17, 2011 4:01 PM
    Saturday, December 17, 2011 4:00 PM
  • Shall I gor for other version of Web developer 


    web developer 2010 professional will it this handle .rdl files 

    I have a week left to show my whole project and I am stuck on this thing 

    why Microsoft is not working on it to improve this .rdl/.rdlc problem :(



    Tahir Ayoub
    Sunday, December 18, 2011 8:01 PM
  • more detail of deployment SSRS using  2008 version
    Tahir Ayoub
    Sunday, December 18, 2011 9:09 PM
  • Hi Tahir,

    I hope, you no longer required to convert RDL to RDLC. As you got required solution in this thread.


    Asim Bagwan

    Kindly mark the replies as Answers if they help!

    • Proposed as answer by Asim Bagwan Thursday, December 22, 2011 10:00 AM
    Tuesday, December 20, 2011 10:12 AM