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SSRS and HTML rendering of ordered list

By , 11/14/2016 2:02 PM

Microsoft’s SQL Server Reporting Services supports rendering of HTML tags, but for some reason that support stuck in 1990s – only very limited set is supported. And even using that set is problematic.

Case in point – ordered list. While officially supported – the way it is rendered is the stuff nightmares are made off. Jumble of original tags generously intermixed with DIVs and SPANs – it’s a wonder it renders at all.

And sometimes it doesn’t. If you try to view a report in Internet Explorer (especially from older, but still actively used versions of SSRS like 2008) numbering get screwed.
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SSRS viewer doesn’t work on IIS7 64bit

By , 04/19/2012 8:15 AM

If you’re developing an ASP.NET application that utilizes Microsoft’s SSRS ReportViewer control, you may experience a weird behavior while trying to use it on 64 bit version of IIS7 (Windows Server 2008 or Windows 7) – nothing is displayed in the main report area and even icons, such as Print, Export aren’t rendering.

One possible cause for this – your application is using Application Pool with 32bit mode enabled. If so – disable it or switch to a different application pool. Chances are this will fix the above issue.

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