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SSRS 2005 - Exporting of report header to Excel not working

I have a simple report setup in SSRS 2005. It has both a report header and report footer. When I run the report and then export to Excel, the report in Excel does not contain a page header or footer. I have checked this in the Print Preview.

I have been reading about this issue for hours, and it seems that SSRS report footers cannot be exported to Excel to display as page footers, ie on every page. However, I cant seem to find an answer about how to make the report header from SSRS 2005 show up as a page header in Excel, ie show up on every page. Can someone please help with this question?

We are running VS2005, Excel 2007.

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asked Dec 02, 2010 at 04:32 AM in Default

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To be clear.. Are you speaking about whole report header/footer or Table header/footer.

Dec 02, 2010 at 07:16 AM Pavel Pawlowski
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When you export to excel you effectively have one page, that is why you are only getting the header once. One way of circumventing this would be to add a "header" row every N rows in the excel file.

Check out the solution proposed on the MSDN forums - it explains this solution nicely.

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answered Dec 02, 2010 at 05:36 AM

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