IE 11 browser support for Reporting services versions prior to 2012

I frequently come across customers who use IE 11 to view reports (From Report manager as well from applications using Report viewer controls) that are deployed on Reporting service version prior to 2012 and end up in facing unexpected viewing experiance right from: Multi line tool bar Print button not visible. Page getting stuck with just…

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Report exported to PDF causes all the spaces in between the words to be compressed

Have you come across a similar situation when you’ve a report with textbox within or outside a tablix, containing an expression. When you view the report in browser everything looks great. The moment you export the report to PDF and open the same, to your disappointment you see the space in between the words are…

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Using Report Viewer control in ASPX pages

If you’re developing a ASP.NET page and planning to use the Microsoft Report Viewer web control for showing reports, here is a word recommendation for you. Make sure the page that hosts the Report viewer control has the compatibility setting enabled as shown below: You need to add this within the HEAD element of your…

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Performance improvement feature request for the Reporting Services in SharePoint mode

If you are looking for features outlined in the connect site and would like to see this improved, please feel free to visit these links and vote for the feature as this will help Microsoft to prioritize these items. 1. Configurable value for the number of report executions to keep in the history (for back…

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ReportViewer control with SSRS 2012 in SharePoint Integrated mode throws rsExecutionNotFound exception

With ReportViewer control, you could do wonders towards your reporting capabilities within your windows and web applications. Recently I had an interesting scenario to work with. We have an ASP.NET web page with ReportViewer control pulling server side reports from Reporting services 2012 which is in SharePoint integrated mode. If you’ve a doubt on whether…

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Bursting the mysteries of InvalidReportParameterException in Reporting service

When you’re working with subscribing to a report that contains parameters and the source table of the parameter has a nature of updating, deleting and inserting the values frequently, then there is a very good chance that you would have experienced this issue. Here is a typical scenario: You have a report that has a…

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Report definition not specified error with RDLC report

You’ve a visual studio 2012 or 2013 web application project that uses report viewer control with local mode reports (RDLC). You’ve created the RDLC report and the report path has been chosen from the Report Viewer web control as shown below. Under these circumstances, when you run the project from Visual studio, you get the…

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Visual Studio 2012 and 2013 crashes when you bind datasource to RDLC from Report Viewer web control

You’ve a visual studio 2012 or 2013 web application project that uses report viewer control with local mode reports (RDLC). You’ve created the RDLC report and bound to a Data Set. You’ve also configured the Report viewer web server control to use the newly created report. Under these circumstances, when you run the project from…

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ReportViewer 2012 control not showing Print icon when viewed from IE 11 (Desktop mode)

Recently, I was working on a issue where you’ve ASP.NET web page with Report Viewer 2012 control and viewing it from IE 11, the print icon is by default hidden. This happens especially under the following conditions: 1. You’re in report viewer control RTM version with build 11.00.3000.0. This can be verified by: Start –>…

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