Understanding Headers and Footers

Headers and footers in client report definition (RDLC) report layouts have the following limitations:

  • From the header, you cannot refer to group-specific information in the body.

  • You can have only one report header, one body, and one report footer in a report.

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    You can have group headers and footers and table headers and footers.

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    Report Viewer 2012 does not render hidden expressions in headers or footers.

The following topic describes modifications that require creating a new hidden text box so that the data can be used in a header or footer:

For more information about Visual Studio report layouts, see Defining a Report Layout.

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