This article describes the following about this hotfix release:
The issues that are fixed by this hotfix package
The prerequisites for installing the hotfix package
Whether you must restart the computer after you install the hotfix package
Whether the hotfix package is replaced by any other hotfix package
Whether you must make any registry changes
The files that are contained in the hotfix package
When you export a Microsoft SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services report to Portable Document Format (PDF) format or to Microsoft Excel, the report does not work as expected. You may experience one or both of the following problems:
When you export a report to PDF format, a hyperlink may go to the wrong location. This problem occurs when hyperlinks appear in a vertical list in the PDF document. For example, a hyperlink may go to the location that is specified in the previous hyperlink in the list.
When you export a report that uses a table control for output, the report may not be displayed correctly in Excel. For example, if you export a report that contains a section that has two rows at the same level, you cannot expand the section in Excel.
A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that is described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing this specific problem.
If the hotfix is available for download, there is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If this section does not appear, submit a request to Microsoft Customer Service and Support to obtain the hotfix.
Note If additional issues occur or if any troubleshooting is required, you might have to create a separate service request. The usual support costs will apply to additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for this specific hotfix. For a complete list of Microsoft Customer Service and Support telephone numbers or to create a separate service request, visit the following Microsoft Web site:
Note The "Hotfix download available" form displays the languages for which the hotfix is available. If you do not see your language, it is because a hotfix is not available for that language.
You must have SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services Service Pack 2 (SP2) installed to apply this hotfix. For more information about how to obtain SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services SP2, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
842440 How to obtain the latest service pack for SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services
You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this hotfix.
Hotfix file information
This hotfix contains only those files that are required to correct the problems that this article lists. This hotfix may not contain all the files that you must have to fully update a product to the latest build.
The English version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time tool in Control Panel.
Note Because of file dependencies, the most recent hotfix that contains these files may also contain additional files.
Microsoft has confirmed that this is a bug in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
For more information about the naming schema for SQL Server updates, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
822499 New naming schema for Microsoft SQL Server software update packages
For more information about the terminology that Microsoft uses when Microsoft corrects software after it is released, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
824684 Description of the standard terminology that is used to describe Microsoft software updates