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Sample: Download report definition

Applies To: CRM 2015 on-prem, CRM Online

This sample code is for Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online 2015 Update. Download the Microsoft Dynamics CRM SDK package. It can be found in the following location in the download package:

SampleCode\CS\Reporting\DownloadReportDefinition.cs

Requirements

For more information about the requirements for running the sample code provided in this SDK, see Use the sample and helper code.

Demonstrates

This sample shows how to download a report definition (.rdl) file by using the DownloadReportDefinitionRequest message.

Example


using System;
using System.IO;
using System.Xml;
using System.ServiceModel;
using System.ServiceModel.Description;

// These namespaces are found in the Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.dll assembly
// found in the SDK\bin folder.
using Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk;
using Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Client;
using Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Query;
using Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Discovery;
using Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.Messages;

// This namespace is found in Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Proxy.dll assembly
// found in the SDK\bin folder.
using Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Messages;

namespace Microsoft.Crm.Sdk.Samples
{
    /// <summary>
    /// This sample shows how to download the report definition (RDL) file.
    /// </summary>
    public class DownloadReportDefinition
    {
        #region Class Level Members

        /// <summary>
        /// Stores the organization service proxy.
        /// </summary>
        private OrganizationServiceProxy _serviceProxy;

        // Define the variables needed for this sample.
        String _currentDirectoryPath;

        #endregion Class Level Members

        #region How To Sample Code
        /// <summary>
        /// Create and configure the organization service proxy.        
        /// Download the report definition.        
        /// Optionally delete any entity records that were created for this sample.
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="serverConfig">Contains server connection information.</param>
        /// <param name="promptforDelete">When True, the user will be prompted to delete all
        /// created entities.</param>
        public void Run(ServerConnection.Configuration serverConfig, bool promptForDelete)
        {
            try
            {

                // Connect to the Organization service. 
                // The using statement assures that the service proxy will be properly disposed.
                using (_serviceProxy = new OrganizationServiceProxy(serverConfig.OrganizationUri, serverConfig.HomeRealmUri,serverConfig.Credentials, serverConfig.DeviceCredentials))
                {
                    // This statement is required to enable early-bound type support.
                    _serviceProxy.EnableProxyTypes();

                    // Call the method to create any data that this sample requires.
                    CreateRequiredRecords();


                    // Query for an an existing report: Account Overview. This is a default report in Microsoft Dynamics CRM.				    
                    QueryByAttribute reportQuery = new QueryByAttribute(Report.EntityLogicalName);
                    reportQuery.AddAttributeValue("name", "Account Overview");
                    reportQuery.ColumnSet = new ColumnSet("reportid");
                    
				    // Get the report.
				    EntityCollection retrieveReports = _serviceProxy.RetrieveMultiple(reportQuery);
				
				    // Convert retrieved Entity to a report
				    Report retrievedReport = (Report)retrieveReports.Entities[0];
                    Console.WriteLine("Retrieved the 'Account Overview' report.");
				
				    // Use the Download Report Definition message.
				    DownloadReportDefinitionRequest rdlRequest = new DownloadReportDefinitionRequest
				    {
                        ReportId = retrievedReport.ReportId.Value
                    };

				    DownloadReportDefinitionResponse rdlResponse = (DownloadReportDefinitionResponse)_serviceProxy.Execute(rdlRequest);

                    // Get the current directory path.
                    _currentDirectoryPath = Directory.GetCurrentDirectory();

				    // Access the xml data and save to disk
				    XmlTextWriter reportDefinitionFile = new XmlTextWriter( _currentDirectoryPath + "\\NewReport.rdl", System.Text.Encoding.UTF8);
				    reportDefinitionFile.WriteRaw(rdlResponse.BodyText);
				    reportDefinitionFile.Close();

                    if (File.Exists(_currentDirectoryPath + "\\NewReport.rdl"))
				    {
                        Console.WriteLine("Downloaded the report definition (NewReport.rdl) to '{0}'.", _currentDirectoryPath.ToString());
				    }				


                    DeleteRequiredRecords(promptForDelete);
                }
            }
            // Catch any service fault exceptions that Microsoft Dynamics CRM throws.
            catch (FaultException<Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.OrganizationServiceFault>)
            {
                // You can handle an exception here or pass it back to the calling method.
                throw;
            }
        }

        /// <summary>
        /// This method creates any entity records that this sample requires.        
        /// </summary>
        public void CreateRequiredRecords()
        {
            // All the entity records in this sample are created in the Run() method.
        }

        /// <summary>
        /// Deletes any entity records that were created for this sample.
        /// <param name="prompt">Indicates whether to prompt the user to delete 
        /// the records created in this sample.</param>
        /// </summary>
        public void DeleteRequiredRecords(bool prompt)
        {
            bool deleteRecords = true;

            if (prompt)
            {
                Console.WriteLine("\nDo you want the records to be deleted? (y/n)");
                String answer = Console.ReadLine();

                deleteRecords = (answer.StartsWith("y") || answer.StartsWith("Y"));
            }

            if (deleteRecords)
            {
                File.Delete(_currentDirectoryPath + "\\NewReport.rdl");
                Console.WriteLine("The downloaded report definition has been deleted.");
            }
        }

        #endregion How To Sample Code

        #region Main
        /// <summary>
        /// Standard Main() method used by most SDK samples.
        /// </summary>
        /// <param name="args"></param>
        static public void Main(string[] args)
        {
            try
            {
                // Obtain the target organization's Web address and client logon 
                // credentials from the user.
                ServerConnection serverConnect = new ServerConnection();
                ServerConnection.Configuration config = serverConnect.GetServerConfiguration();

                DownloadReportDefinition app = new DownloadReportDefinition();
                app.Run(config, true);
            }

            catch (FaultException<Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.OrganizationServiceFault> ex)
            {
                Console.WriteLine("The application terminated with an error.");
                Console.WriteLine("Timestamp: {0}", ex.Detail.Timestamp);
                Console.WriteLine("Code: {0}", ex.Detail.ErrorCode);
                Console.WriteLine("Message: {0}", ex.Detail.Message);
                Console.WriteLine("Plugin Trace: {0}", ex.Detail.TraceText);
                Console.WriteLine("Inner Fault: {0}",
                    null == ex.Detail.InnerFault ? "No Inner Fault" : "Has Inner Fault");
            }
            catch (System.TimeoutException ex)
            {
                Console.WriteLine("The application terminated with an error.");
                Console.WriteLine("Message: {0}", ex.Message);
                Console.WriteLine("Stack Trace: {0}", ex.StackTrace);
                Console.WriteLine("Inner Fault: {0}",
                    null == ex.InnerException.Message ? "No Inner Fault" : ex.InnerException.Message);
            }
            catch (System.Exception ex)
            {
                Console.WriteLine("The application terminated with an error.");
                Console.WriteLine(ex.Message);

                // Display the details of the inner exception.
                if (ex.InnerException != null)
                {
                    Console.WriteLine(ex.InnerException.Message);

                    FaultException<Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.OrganizationServiceFault> fe
                        = ex.InnerException
                        as FaultException<Microsoft.Xrm.Sdk.OrganizationServiceFault>;
                    if (fe != null)
                    {
                        Console.WriteLine("Timestamp: {0}", fe.Detail.Timestamp);
                        Console.WriteLine("Code: {0}", fe.Detail.ErrorCode);
                        Console.WriteLine("Message: {0}", fe.Detail.Message);
                        Console.WriteLine("Plugin Trace: {0}", fe.Detail.TraceText);
                        Console.WriteLine("Inner Fault: {0}",
                            null == fe.Detail.InnerFault ? "No Inner Fault" : "Has Inner Fault");
                    }
                }
            }
            // Additional exceptions to catch: SecurityTokenValidationException, ExpiredSecurityTokenException,
            // SecurityAccessDeniedException, MessageSecurityException, and SecurityNegotiationException.

            finally
            {

                Console.WriteLine("Press <Enter> to exit.");
                Console.ReadLine();
            }

        }
        #endregion Main
    }
}

See Also

Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2015 and Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online
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