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SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services Cookbook by Robert C. Cain, Dinesh Priyankara

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Printing reports with the PDF rendering extension

Not all reports generated are required to print but many, especially paginated reports with less graphical data regions, are meant to be viewed as paper-based reports. This fact makes the functionality related to printing a must have and is crucial for any reporting applications. This capability must be provided regardless of the container used for viewing the report, whether it is shown in the browser or framed within a windows application.

Reporting Services has provided the printing facility since its inception but it was based on an ActiveX control. This works fine with reports embedded with Windows applications but some experienced issues when printing reports with Report Manager as it is required ...

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