Complex scripts in PDF

There is currently a bug in our SQL Server 2005 PDF renderer which may cause it to generate incorrect glyphs for text in a complex left-to-right script.  The reason this occurs is that we need to embed font glyph indices and metric information into the PDF document.  For text in a right-to-left complex script, we…

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SQL Server 2005 SP2 Cumulative Update 4 is available

The latest SQL Server 2005 SP2 Cumulative Update (CU4) is now available.  You can get it by calling into customer support or by making an online request.   There are two fixes in the feature areas I own that are included in this update: (Bug ID 50001816) When you export a SQL Server 2005 Reporting…

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Rendering reports via Url Access

Querying Reporting Services for a report couldn’t be easier with Url Access (http://msdn2.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms153586.aspx).  For example: String report = "/Folder/Report"; String filename = "Report.pdf"; List<KeyValuePair<String, String>> parameters =     new List<KeyValuePair<String, String>>(); parameters.Add(new KeyValuePair<String, String>("Param1", "Value1")); parameters.Add(new KeyValuePair<String, String>("Param2:isnull", "true")); System.Net.WebClient client = new System.Net.WebClient(); client.Credentials = System.Net.CredentialCache.DefaultCredentials; String url = "http://localhost/reportserver?" +     report +…

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