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SSRS – Invalid row heights, BUG?

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Published Friday, October 26, 2007 3:38 PM by jorg

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Clint Edwards said:


I appreciate the article, but I tried your solution and still had issues unfortunately. So, I kept messing with things and here's what I figured out.... My main problem was that I had the vertical alignment set to Bottom. You have that mentioned in your article, but I had just the right combination of things such that changing the vertical alignment did not help anything. I had to change the size of the table row to get it to affect anything. So, I had to do the following: (like I said, changing the alignment alone had no effect)

1. Change the height of the row from 0.20 to 0.25.

2. Change the alignment to Top

3. Change the height of the row from 0.25 to 0.20.

4. Deploy the report.

I think what happens is that the behavior in VS (way deep down in the process / stack) does not evaluate how to handle the text unless you change the row height. That is my hypothesis, anyways. As long as I had the vertical align set to Bottom, my settings for CanGrow were completely ignored. Middle align didn't help either, it had to be set to Top.

In any case, I realize this post was over 5 years old, but maybe if anybody has this same problem, this might help... If you can't get Can Grow to respond to what you're doing, try changing the row height temporarily to see if that causes some changes.


February 18, 2014 3:53 PM

Lisa M said:

Your article was extremely helpful. Have been hitting a wall on why the rendered report was not responding to the height changes I was making. The changes you suggested worked perfectly. Thank you!

May 22, 2015 12:34 PM

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