Continuing my theme of looking at things in the appropriate place, I thought I’d add another story. I was just building a report in Reporting Service, and defined the TextAlign property of the line to be “right”. For some reason, when I previewed the report in the Visual Studio on my pc, in some cells the alignment was left and in some it was right.
I found in a few occasions, that when it comes to viewing your report in SSRS, you should define all of your needs in the report and then deploy it to the server. It’s only in when you look at the report on the Report Server itself, that you can accurately see the different influences your definitions have on the report.