hidden property in report bodybody

Somebody created SSRS report and hide very small property in report body,
Based on that text box some info is displayed in header and footer.

How I can find and show that hidden properties in body, Is any way to show all items in report body. I've spent 4 hours last time find tiny subreport in report body. That's drives my crazy. Any way to show all available items ?

Report Services 2012


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ValentinoVBI ConsultantCommented:
Do you know the name of the textbox?  If yes, then you can use the dropdown on the Properties window.  This dropdown contains a list of all objects on the report and the selected one gets highlighted.
henryk123Author Commented:
Could you provide screenshot ? Should I look in report properties somewhere ?


ValentinoVBI ConsultantCommented:
The Properties window is one of the window panes in BIDS/VS.  If it is currently not visible you can make it appear by hitting F4.
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henryk123Author Commented:

So is no way to display in report builder. I have to use VS to it. Got it.
Is any way open rdl file in VS in graphical interface instead text editor ?
When I'm opening report file I got xml code.


ValentinoVBI ConsultantCommented:
Ow, you're using Report Builder, yeah, that has a simplified interface without the dropdown :(

When you open VS and open the Create New Project window, do you see the "Report Server Project" template?  If yes, create one and then add the report to Solution Explorer by selecting Add Existing Item from the right-click menu.  You can now open it in design mode.

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henryk123Author Commented:
Ok great,

Thanks a lot.
I have another ssrs question. Can I ask here or create new question ?
I need print check as SSRS report. Unfortunately we got pre-printed checks with some information on it. Is any way in SSRS report reserve space on page - means some data will be printed in same spot on every page no matter of other properties, grouping etc.
I have used already ceiling/row command so my group wont show more that 10 rows on each page but still have issues lock rectangle in one position always.


ValentinoVBI ConsultantCommented:
Sorry, that's not related to your initial question so you should really create another one for that...
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