The slides of a PowerPoint file that is exported from a PowerView report show blank when you open it in slider show mode

Applies to: SQL Server 2012 DeveloperSQL Server 2012 EnterpriseSQL Server 2012 Standard More

Symptoms


Consider the following scenario:
  • You use non-English editions, such as Chinese edition, of Microsoft SharePoint 2013 and Microsoft SQL Server 2012 or Microsoft SQL Server 2014.
  • You install Microsoft Silverlight on your computer.
  • You open a PowerView report on the SharePoint website, and export the report to a PowerPoint file.
  • You open the PowerPoint file in slider show mode (Full-Screen Mode).
In this scenario, the slides of the exported PowerPoint file are blank.

Resolution


This issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server.

Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2014 SP1

Cumulative Update 6 for SQL Server 2014

Cumulative Update 4 for SQL Server 2012 SP2

Cumulative Update 13 for SQL Server 2012 SP1

Status


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