Reporting Services Extension to deliver reports in Word Document formats

Export RDL and RDLC reports to Word formats and more from SQL Server Reporting Services.

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Aspose.Words for Reporting Services

Aspose.Words for Reporting Services

 
  

Aspose.Words for Reporting Services is a rendering extension aimed at software developers to export RDL and RDLC reports as DOC, DOCX, PDF, RTF, HTML, MHTML, ODT, TXT, XPS and WordprocessingML documents from within Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services.

Aspose.Words for Reporting Services fully supports the RDL specifications. You may use any report designer to redesign your existing reports or simply export any existing RDL report as a Microsoft Word document, and it will render exactly how you would expect it - identical to the RDL design.

  

Export RDL Reports as Word Documents

Aspose.Words for Reporting Services supports the following RDL elements:

 

Page, headers, footers

 

Textboxes

 

Images

 

Charts

 

Lists

 

Tables

 

Matrices

 

Tablix

 

Styles

 

Rectangles, lines

 

Subreports

 

Third-party controls

Export Reports to Many Famous Formats

Aspose.Words for Reporting Services offers a number of export formats. Feel free to export your reports to "native" Microsoft Word document formats such as DOC, DOCX, RTF, and WordML, or additional formats like ODT, HTML, MHTML. TXT, XPS & ePub.

High Fidelity, Identical to Report Design

Aspose.Words for Reporting Services exports reports to Microsoft Word documents in such a way that they appear identical to the original report design as produced by the Microsoft SQL Server Reporting Services' built-in renderers. You can choose between two modes of export or try both layout types by changing a single configuration setting in order to find out which one suits your needs best:

  • Flow Layout
  • Positioned Layout

Flow Layout produces "editable" documents that consist of simple paragraphs, tables, section - this is similar in comparison to an office worker creating the document in Microsoft Word.

Positioned Layout produces reports with the most accurate conversion fidelity from RDL to Microsoft Word. Tables and matrices from reports are exported as Microsoft Word tables, while some elements are exported as positioned textboxes to keep the fidelity as close to the original design as possible.

Microsoft Word Automation - Not Needed

Aspose.Words for Reporting Services is built using managed code that never needs Microsoft Word to be installed on the machine to work with Word document formats. It is a perfect Microsoft Word automation alternative in terms of supported features, security, stability, scalability, speed and price.

  

Support and Learning Resources

 
  

Aspose.Words offers individual Word processing APIs for other popular development environments as listed below: