FIX: Orientation setting is lost when you export a report to a Word document in SSRS 2012 or SSRS 2014
Assume that you have a report in Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services (SSRS 2012) or SQL Server 2014 Reporting Services (SSRS 2014), and you set the page orientation to Landscape mode. For example, you set the Width property of the report to 8.5 inches, and set its Height property to 11 inches. When you export the report to a Word document by using the default Word renderer, the Landscape setting is lost. Additionally, when you print the document, it's printed in Portrait mode. When you print preview it, the preview page shows the correct width and height that were set previously. However, the borders are clipped to Portrait mode.
The issue was first fixed in the following cumulative update of SQL Server:
- Cumulative Update 4 for SQL Server 2014 SP1
- Cumulative Update 11 for SQL Server 2014
- Cumulative Update 8 for SQL Server 2012 SP2
Each new cumulative update for SQL Server contains all the hotfixes and all the security fixes that were included with the previous cumulative update. We recommend that you download and install the latest cumulative updates for SQL Server:
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
Article ID: 3081150 - Last Review: 12/22/2015 02:36:00 - Revision: 2.0
Microsoft SQL Server 2012 Service Pack 2, SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services, Microsoft SQL Server 2014 Service Pack 1, SQL Server 2014 Reporting Services
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