Missing Reports Folder in SSRS Project

This past week, I made the goal of automating the deployment of our first SSRS report at work. I created the report and after adding the report to source control, my Object Explorer looked like the image below.

A screenshot of an SSRS Report in Solution Explorer. The Solution Explorer view is set to Solution.
A screenshot of an SSRS Report in Solution Explorer. The Solution Explorer view is set to Solution.

I added my solution to source control and synced the project up to Github. However, when my colleague tried to clone the repo and open the Report Project, they saw an image like the one below.

A screenshot of an SSRS Report in Solution Explorer. The Solution Explorer view is set to Folders.]
A screenshot of an SSRS Report in Solution Explorer. The Solution Explorer view is set to Folders.

However, this method of interacting with SSRS reports is not what we are used to seeing. I tried several internet searches, but I was unable to find why the Reports folder was missing from the solution. I finally started clicking around happened to find an icon that displayed Solutions and Folders.

A screenshot of an SSRS Report in Solution Explorer. The icons for Solutions and Folders has been outline in a red box.
A screenshot of an SSRS Report in Solution Explorer. The icons for Solutions and Folders has been outline in a red box.

Clicking on the Solutions and Foldersicon returned the Reports folder in the Solution Explorer window.

A screenshot of an SSRS Report in Solution Explorer. The Solution Explorer view is set to Solution.
A screenshot of an SSRS Report in Solution Explorer. The Solution Explorer view is set to Solution.

If you find yourself looking at an SSRS Report in Visual Studio, but you don’t see the Shared Data Sources, Shared Data Sets, or Reports folders try to selecting Solutions and Folders. You might be using looking at the project

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