Symptoms

Consider the following scenario:

  • You use SQL Server 2016 Report Builder to create a Reporting Services report that contains a text box.

  • You configure the BackgroundColor property of the text box to use an expression such as the following:

    ="Blue"

  • You publish the report to a Reporting Services server.


In this scenario when you open the report in a web browser, the text box does not have the correct background color that is specified by the expression.

Resolution

The fix for this issue is included in the following cumulative update for SQL Server:

Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2016

Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous cumulative update. Check out the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:

Latest cumulative update for SQL Server 2016

Status

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

References

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