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Opening reports result in "Could not open the editor" error

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Problem(Abstract)

Attempts to open an IBM Rational Performance Tester report after copying the project backup from a network drive results in the error "Could not open the editor : not a valid Rational Performance Tester result".

Symptom

Unable to open the RPT report after re-importing the project back from network drive.

The report tab will have the following error message :

"Could not open the editor: Selected result is not a valid Rational Performance Tester result and thus cannot be opened in this Manner".

Note: Report tab will have the following type of file name:
<scriptname>_<executionnumber>.trcmxmi

for example if <testscript> is the name of the RPT script <testscript_1369888601887.trcmxmi>

Cause

The dependent files may not be available immediately after the project is imported and gets created during the re-launch.

Resolving the problem

Close the error screen and re-open the report.

Document information

More support for: Rational Performance Tester
Test Results

Software version: 8.2, 8.2.1, 8.2.1.1, 8.2.1.2, 8.2.1.3, 8.2.1.4, 8.2.1.5, 8.3, 8.3.0.1, 8.3.0.2, 8.3.0.3

Operating system(s): Windows

Reference #: 1641149

Modified date: 2013-06-21