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SQL Server Reporting Services and Retrieving Images from Database

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I am currently having a problem of displaying images that should be dynamically generated based upon an inputted parameter by the user.  I can't get any images to display from the table where they are stored. I have gone through the image wizard and tried the different variations.  I have also tried storing the images as an image file as well as a binary file, but neither file type will display an image.   Does anyone know how to fix this problem?  Thanks.
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by:mrloumrlou
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Are you positive the image files are not corrupt before it goes into the database?  Do they display right after they are made before being put into the database?
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Yes I am positive the image files are not corrupt.  I am able to create a report within Access and the images display, but when I either import the report into SQL Reporting Services or create a new report within SQL Reporting Services, none of the images will display.  I have tried several different attempts at trying to get the images displayed but I stil can't figure out what I am doing wrong.  Any Help?
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Sorry, I must have missed your response.  Have you corrected your problem yet?
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by:timlambert
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No, I still have no corrected this problem yet.  I have also tried using this expression, =System.Convert.FromBase64String(Mid(System.Convert.ToBase64String(Fields!Picture.Value),105)) , and still I get the small box with the red x in it.  Do you have any suggestions?
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I'm sorry, that expression i said earlier that didn't work, actually does work.  I put the expression in the wrong value field that's why I was still have an error.
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So you just fixed it now upon re-examination? Nice! Good thing I made a comment! :)

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