Display and Interpret HTML tags as Styles in SSRS

I have a multi-line text custom field in Project Server, when I tried to use it in SSRS Report, I noticed that it is displayed as HTML tags as shown below.



Multi line text custom field save its data with HTML tags that require to interpret as Styles in SSRS report.


To Interpret HTML tags as styles in SSRS report follow the bit steps below:

  • Double click on Text Box that contain the Multi line custom field and Select HTML – Interpret HTML tags as styles.


  • This causes the field to be evaluated as HTML format as shown below:


The following are the supported HTML Tags  that will render as HTML when defined as placeholder text in SSRS :

  • Hyperlinks: <A HREF>
  • Fonts: <FONT>
  • Header, style and block elements: <H{n}>, <DIV>, <SPAN>,<P>, <DIV>, <LI>, <HN>
  • Text format: <B>, <I>, <U>, <S>
  • List handling: <OL>, <UL>, <LI>

Enjoy 🙂


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