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Add Rendering of Powerpoint to Reporting Services export format by Ralph Kemperdick MSFT


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Type: Suggestion
ID: 310639
Opened: 11/16/2007 6:56:47 AM
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It should be possible to save a report as Powerpoint.document. The report should then be rendered in powerpoint. This should be possible from the preview sheet of SSRS (see screenshot) as well as from the Report Manager. The tool Aspose.Slides has such functionality for the report manager.
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Posted by exwhyz on 6/26/2013 at 10:42 PM
It has been almost 6 years since this thread was opened and the feature is still not available in the release of SQL 2012. Is this suggestion/feature request a lost cause? This would be a very beneficial add to SSRS and it doesn't appear any more difficult than a Word export which is already available since earlier releases. What gives?
Posted by Gavin Russell-Rockliff on 2/23/2010 at 11:34 PM
oops, i meant PPT :)
Posted by Gavin Russell-Rockliff on 2/23/2010 at 11:34 PM
hi,

i'm adding this comment simply to keep the thread alive.
I've just sat in an ADS with a major mining group and their #1 request for RS was the capability to export to PDF.
Will this be considered in the SQL Server Kilimajaro release (as I see we missed the 2008R2 timeframe...)

thanks!
Gavin
Posted by FrankPl on 5/28/2009 at 2:03 PM
Yes, please add this feature. Many of our customers have to deliver reports as PowerPoint decks to their management so that managers can take out some slides easily and put them into their own presentations.
For us, this is one of the main reasons not to consider Reporting Services in many customer projects.

Frank
Posted by adolf garlic on 6/13/2008 at 6:20 AM
No, god, please do not do this. The fewer MS document "standards" there are in the world, the better it is. Powerpoint is only used by vapourware designers from Andersen, CMG, PWC,......
Posted by Microsoft on 11/20/2007 at 6:26 PM
Hello,

Thanks for requesting this functionality. This is not something we will be able to add in the SQL Server 2008 timeframe, but I have marked your request to be re-evaluated when we begin planning for our subsequent major release.

Thanks and best regards,
Chris B.
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