Error Invalid Datatype Specified MicroEdge FIMS Reports Viewer Control when Running Edit Reports After Upgrading to 14.60

After upgrading to 14.60 the error, "Invalid Datatype Specified: MicroEdge.FIMS.Reports Viewer Control. Specify a datatype such as 'character' or the name of a class. (5638) **n:\found\fims\GUI\Reports\ReportViewer.cls. Could not understand line 33. (196).

This has been noted on three edit reports: Gift Edit report, Grant Edit report and AP edit report.
This issue usually occurs on the workstation and not the server. You will many times see a message window flash on the workstation saying that .Net assemblies failed to update.

This issue is due to the .Net assemblies having been changed during the upgrade and they were not updated on the workstation where the issue is ocurring. After the .Net assemblies are updated on the workstation, the error will disappear.

Update .Net assemblies on the workstation where the issue occurs. 

If the solution above does not work to resolve the errors then that means the correct Windows account was not used to do the steps. A full administrator account needs to be logged into the workstation to do the steps in the article above. Many times, the steps will show success, but not really be successful due to permissions on the Windows account. If the error still occurs after doing the steps, try logging into the workstation with another Windows account that has full admin permissions, run the steps again, and then test the FIMS reports under that Windows admin account.



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