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FIX: Dates and telephone numbers displayed incorrectly after you export a report to Word in SSRS 2012

Symptoms
Consider the following scenario:
  • You have a report that contains a text box in Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services (SSRS 2012).
  • The text box contains Hebrew characters.
  • You go to the Localization window, and set the Direction property to right-to-left.
  • The text box also contains some dates or telephone numbers.
  • You export the report to a Word document.
In this scenario, the dates and telephone numbers in the text box are displayed incorrectly.


Note The issue does not occur if you export the report to other formats, such as PDF or XLS.

Resolution
After you apply the hotfix, change the Language propertyto he-IL for the text box.

Cumulative update information

Cumulative update 5 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1

The fix for this issue was first released in Cumulative Update 5. For more information about how to obtain this cumulative update package for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2861107 Cumulative update package 5 for SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1
Note Because the builds are cumulative, each new fix release contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 fix release. We recommend that you consider applying the most recent fix release that contains this hotfix. For more information, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
2772858 The SQL Server 2012 builds that were released after SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1 was released
Status
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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Article ID: 2855020 - Last Review: 07/15/2013 15:50:00 - Revision: 1.0

Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 1

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