Monthly Archives: January 2008

When the ASP.Net Ajax Update Panel does not Work Check xhtmlConformance Mode

So you have used update panels before.  And the same code you may have used in an AJAX enabled website does not work when you put it into a Web Application.

I struggled with this for several hours before discovering that if you have the following line in your web.config file it breaks ASP.Net AJAX.

I have not researched the reason behind this but I plan to do so and will give an update when I find more information.  Just know that you can comment out this line or change the mode from Legacy and your Update Panel should […]

By |January 31st, 2008|ASP.Net|0 Comments

How to modify Reporting Services CSV export Behavior

So you are trying to change the Reporting Services CSV export behavior.  This article will outline two specific behavior changes:

  • How to turn off exporting of the header record
  • How to change the encoding to ASCII

By default Reporting Services exports a CSV file encoded as Unicode and has a header record.  Lets start with turning off the header record.

NOTE: make a backup of any config file before making any changes.

  1. First find the Instance ID of the Report Server for which you want to make the change.  You can do this by opening the Reporting Services Configuration Manager: All Programs – Microsoft Visual […]