One may get some problems implementing this. The most common
are listed below.
You may get an error as "Error loading resource
For this you need to install the ActiveX control explicitly
once before using the object. To resolve this you need to run the report from
report manager and install the ActiveX provided from the toolbar of the Report
Server. Additionally your client browser should allow ActiveX to permit
Another problem that can occur during execution is an
unhandled exception of type "System.InvalidCastException" occurred in
To resolve this you need to check your version of the
downloaded control that can be done by checking the downloaded control itself. For
that, go to path C: or your windows drive and check %windir% folder generally
C:\windows. Then in "\Downloaded Program Files," you will see RSClientPrint
Class as a downloaded ActiveX and it will be shown along with
status(installed), size, date and version. If the problem persists, try
deleting this and again installing the control.
This makes the client printing easy and almost effortless if
the application uses the web method for rendering reports and without using the
ReportViewer control that is extensively used in Visual Studio 2005.