Reporting Services Extension to deliver reports in PDF or XPS formats

Export RDL reports to PDF, PDFA or XPS formats with great ease.

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Aspose.Pdf for Reporting Services

Aspose.Pdf for Reporting Services


Aspose.Pdf for Reporting Services is a robust rendering extension to produce PDF, PDF/A or XPS reports from Microsoft SQL Server 2000, 2005 and 2008 Reporting Services.

Most RDL report features are supported within Aspose.Pdf for Reporting Services allowing to generate the highest quality PDF or XPS reports - even reports that contain tables, charts and images.


Advanced PDF Rendering Extension Features



Render RDL report documents into PDF or XPS format directly from Reporting Services


Integrate Aspose.PDF for Reporting Services with Microsoft Report Viewer in local mode


Create table of contents, list of tables or list of figures for PDF documents


Specify arrows for new lines in reports


Add footnotes and endnotes for textboxes from inside the report document


Render HTML code within textboxes in HTML rather than standard plain text


Explicitly specify the orientation of each page within reports


Specify security constraints for the resultant PDF document


Embed font information into your PDF document


Specify page size information for the resultant PDF/XPS


Add corresponding XMP metadata into PDF documents


Create PDF/A compliant documents


Set the page margin size information for produced PDF documents

Comprehensive RDL Support

Aspose.Pdf for Reporting Services happily supports the RDL specification. This means that there is no need to redesign or customize your existing reports to work with Aspose.Pdf for Reporting Services. Use any RDL report designer of your choice and the report will be exported exactly the way you designed it.

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

  • Sections
  • Headers
  • Footers
  • Textboxes
  • Images
  • Charts
  • Lists
  • Tables
  • Matrices
  • Styles
  • Rectangles
  • Lines

Parametric Support

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
  • Justify/Full Justify Text Alignment

Report Viewer Control

Aspose.Pdf for Reporting Services supports MS Report Viewer control in local for Microsoft SQL Server 2005, SQL Server 2008 and SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services.

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.


Support and Learning Resources


Aspose.Pdf offers individual PDF APIs for other popular development environments as listed below: