Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services is a robust rendering extension that fulfills the need to build business intelligence and reporting solutions for generating PDF, PDF/A and XPS reports from Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services.
Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services supports RDL report features like specifying page orientation within reports, Add footnotes & endnotes for text boxes, specify security constraints and add corresponding XMP metadata into resultant PDF documents, tables, charts, images and much more. This allows generating the highest quality PDF and XPS file which look almost similar to the main report design.
At a Glance
An overview of Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services.
- Text Boxes
Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services supports SQL Server Reporting Services.
Supported File Formats
Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services supports most commonly used fixed-layout formats.
Advanced PDF Rendering Extension Features
Render RDL report documents as PDF or XPS directly from Reporting Services
Integrate with Microsoft Report Viewer in local mode
Create table of contents, tables and figures list for PDF files
Specify arrows for new lines in reports
Add footnotes & endnotes for text boxes from inside the report
Explicitly specify the orientation of each page within reports
Specify security constraints for the resultant document
Embed font information into the resultant file
Specify page size information for the resultant PDF & XPS
Add corresponding XMP metadata into resultant PDF documents
Create PDF/A compliant documents
Set the page margin size information for produced PDF documents
Broad RDL Support
Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services supports the RDL specification. So no need to customize or redesign existing reports to work with the extension. One can use any RDL report designer of his choice and the exported report will be exactly similar as designed.
You can specify many configuration parameters that have an effect on how Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services generates documents. The following list defines a handful of the many parameters supported by Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services.
- Page orientation
- HTML formatting
- Security settings
- Row across pages
- IsFont Embedded
- Page Margin Size
- Page size
- XMP MetaData
- PDF conformance
- List Section
- Footnote or endnote
- Line arrows
- Page Rotating Angle
- PDF Compression
- Text Alignment Options
Integration with Microsoft Report Viewer
Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services can easily be integrated with Microsoft Report viewer where the Report Viewer can generate reports independently using a built-in engine (local mode), or it can display reports that are generated through Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services Report Server (remote mode).
Generate PDF/A Compliant Documents
Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services supports certain configuration parameters that affect how the PDF document will be generated. Among these is PdfConformance , which can be used to generate the resultant PDF in PDF/A compliant format, if needed.
Adobe Acrobat Automation – Not Needed
Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services is built using managed code that can be installed and deployed as a single MSI installer or as a separator without needing Adobe Acrobat installed. It is easier and flexible to use compared to Adobe Acrobat automation.