FIX: Nested tablix shows small font or partial text in SSRS 2016 and later versions

Applies to: SQL Server 2016 DeveloperSQL Server 2016 EnterpriseSQL Server 2016 Enterprise Core

Symptoms


Assume that you have a report that contains nested tablix data regions in Microsoft SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services (SSRS 2016) or a later version. If the outer table in the report has more than two columns, and the CanGrow property of the text box in the nested table is set to False, you find that the report is displayed incorrectly. For example, the font in the table cell is small or shows only partial text, as in the following example:

Table cell font issue

Resolution


This problem is fixed in the follwoing cumulative updates for SQL Server:

Cumulative Update 5 for SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2

Cumulative Update 4 for SQL Server 2016 Service Pack 2

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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