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SSRS Report in Body of the Email

davidi1 asked
Last Modified: 2012-05-10

I have used SSRS 2005 & 2008 & know how to develop reports & subscribe for auto email. What I would like to know is, instead of an attachment / link, Is there a way to put the report in the body of the email?

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Philippe DamervalSenior Analyst Programmer

Not using the built-in email functions of SSRS. However, nothing stops you from writing a function in .Net that exports the report to HTML and then sets the body of the email to whatever you need plus the report. Remember, however, that HTML email is a slippery slope. Different email clients display things entirely differently. You're better off (and will have substantially less programming to do) if you go with the built-in SSRS functionality.



Use as HTML  render typa and it will be body of the email


Hadush - i dont have HTML render type in SSRS 2008 R2. I only have MHTML
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