FIX: You receive a "Width of Excel cell in the Excel sheet exceeded the maximum limit of 1726.5 points" error message when you export a Reporting Services report to Excel

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Symptoms

When you export a Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services Service Pack 1 (SP1) report to Microsoft Excel and the report has many hidden fields, you may receive the following error message:
Exception of type Microsoft.ReportingServices.ReportRendering.ReportRenderingException was thrown.
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Exception of type Microsoft.ReportingServices.ReportRendering.ReportRenderingException was thrown.
Excel Rendering Extension : Width of excel cell in the excel sheet exceeded the maximum limit of 1726.5 Points.

Resolution

Service pack information

To resolve this problem, obtain the latest service pack for Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
842440 How to obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services

Hotfix information


The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
   Date         Time   Version            Size    File name
   -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
   03-Sep-2004  17:40  8.0.897.0         823,296  Dundaswebchart.dll
   03-Sep-2004  17:40  8.0.897.0         815,104  Dundaswinchart.dll
   03-Sep-2004  17:40  8.0.897.0         360,448  Microsoft.Reportingservices.excelrendering.dll
   03-Sep-2004  17:40  8.0.897.0         253,952  Microsoft.Reportingservices.imagerendering.dll
   03-Sep-2004  17:40  8.0.897.0       1,327,104  Microsoft.Reportingservices.processing.dll
   03-Sep-2004  17:40  8.0.897.0          73,728  Reportingservicesemaildeliveryprovider.dll

Status

Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.

This problem was first corrected in Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services Service Pack 2 .

More information

For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates

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Article ID: 883501 - Last Review: November 2, 2013 - Revision: 3.0
Applies to
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services Service Pack 1
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