SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services SP1 is out!

Some of the new enhancements in SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services SP1-

  • Excel rendering extension has been improved and now supports viewing in Excel 97 and 2000.
  • PDF rendering extension is more robust and has better performance.
  • Chart control provides more control over display styles.
  • References to external URLs (images and resources) from within a report are now supported.
  • Data caching behavior for report preview is now supported.
  • Newline in expressions is now supported.
  • The style of the HTML Viewer toolbar can now be modified through a style sheet.
  • New URL parameters offer more options for customizing report presentation at run time
  • Report Manager proxy persists authentication cookies so that they can be used by custom security extensions.
  • Hidden parameters are now supported.
  • Temporary snapshots can be compressed as well as stored on the file system.
  • Integrated security support for accessing report data sources can be disabled.