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You create a report that has Tablix column sorting enabled through a Microsoft Report Viewer 2010 control. If the report is created by using Microsoft Report Viewer Redistributable 2010 or Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, the HTML format of the report does not comply with the following standard in the "Web-based Intranet and Internet Information and Applications" section (1194.22) of the "Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards (Section 508)" document:

(a) A text equivalent for every non-text element shall be provided (For example, "alt", "longdesc" or in element content).

The rendered HTML source does not have a non-text element (for example: tool tip, alt, title) for the sorting button images (sortAsc.gif, unsorted.gif and sortDesc.gif)


Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. However, this hotfix is intended to correct only the problem that described in this article. Apply this hotfix only to systems that are experiencing the problem described in this article. This hotfix might receive additional testing. Therefore, if you are not severely affected by this problem, we recommend that you wait for the next software update that contains this hotfix.

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, contact 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, go to the following Microsoft website: 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.


To apply this update, you must have Report Viewer Redistributable 2010 Service Pack 1 or Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 installed.

Restart information

You do not have to restart the computer after you apply this update. However, you must restart Internet Information Services (IIS) after you apply this update.

To restart IIS, at a command prompt, type the following command, and then press Enter:

Note The old version of the Report Viewer control can be used by web applications until you restart IIS.

Hotfix replacement information

This hotfix does not replace a previously released hotfix.

File information

This hotfix installs files that have the attributes that are listed in the following tables. The dates and the times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). The dates and the times for these files on your local computer are displayed in your local time together with your current daylight saving time (DST) bias. Additionally, the dates and the times may change when you perform certain operations on the files.

File name

File version

File size







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Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.


For more information about software update terminology, 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

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