Our company has a reporting solution utilizing Analysis services + Reporting Services, with excel reports being a priority. Everything’s sort of fine, but several annoying things are bothering us:
- No ability to rename the sheets
- Embedded images stretch the containing cells vertically, thus making scrolling a pain
Cross-sheet links are not supported(turns out that can be implemented using bookmarks)
So my question is basically this – should we try solving these issues somehow (i.e. is that even possible), or should we use some excel rendering extension with more formatting options ? Can you recommend any extensions ?
You may want to take a look at Apose.Cells. I’ve never used their products, but you can download a free trial and see if it suits your needs.
Alternatively, you can create custom renderer (MSDN)