FIX: Error when exporting a Reporting Services report to PDF in SQL Server 2016 or 2017

Applies to: SQL Server 2017 Developer on WindowsSQL Server 2017 Enterprise on WindowsSQL Server 2017 Enterprise Core on Windows

Symptoms


When you export a specific Reporting Services report to a PDF file in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 or 2017, you may receive the following error message:

An error occurred during local report processing.
(Processing): Scalable list: Index id outside the allowed range [0::<id-1>]

Note This issue does not occur if you export the same report to another file format, such as a Microsoft Word document (.docx) or a Microsoft Excel Workbook (.xlsx).

Resolution


This fix is included in the following cumulative updates for SQL Server: 

Cumulative Update 1 for SQL Server 2017

Cumulative Update 9 for SQL Server 2016 RTM

Cumulative Update 6 for SQL Server 2016 SP1

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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