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HTML5 ASP.NET MVC Report Viewer Overview

The HTML5 MVC Report Viewer provides a server-side wrapper that can be used in MVC applications. The MVC wrapper is built on top of the HTML5 Report Viewer.

The HTML5 ASP.NET MVC Report Viewer exposes all the HTML5 Report Viewer options. The MVC wrapper renders the widget with the configured options on the page.

The viewer works like the HTML5 Report Viewer in a client-server pair with the Reporting REST Service.

The MVC wrapper of the HTML5 Report Viewer can be used in MVC projects, where the MVC project appears as the client for the Reporting REST Service. Even if the Reporting REST Service is added to the same MVC project, the service does not operate in the MVC context. If data modified in the MVC context is needed, it has to be saved in the data source, from where the Reporting REST service can access it.


  • The ASP.NET MVC Report Viewer is built on and requires ASP.NET MVC 4 or a newer framework.
  • A reference to Telerik.ReportViewer.Mvc.dll.
  • The ASP.NET MVC Report Viewer is a server-side wrapper of the HTML5 JavaScript Report Viewer and you should conform to the HTML5 Report Viewer Requirements. The CSS and JS files must be loaded on the page before creating the HTML5 Viewer.

Browser Support

The extension is based on the HTML5 Report Viewer thus should conform to the HTML5 Report Viewer Browser Support.


You can find a complete sample project with the HTML5 MVC Report Viewer in the Telerik Reporting installation path. For example, C:\Program Files (x86)\Progress\Telerik Reporting 2024 Q2\Examples\CSharp\.NET Framework\AspNetMvcIntegrationDemo.

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