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Set the Allowed Export Formats and Device Information Settings Per-Report


Product Version and higher
Product Progress® Telerik® Reporting
Rendering Format All


Starting with Progress® Telerik® Reporting R2 2021 (, you can specify device information settings per particular report as part of its definition, configuring the RuntimeSettings report property.

Besides setting the export parameters for particular extension, it allows hiding it and changing its description when listed to the end-user.

The property in question can be set up from the report designer tools as well as through code.

For Report Books only the RuntimeSettings of the first report will be respected.


Set the RuntimeSettings in the Report Designers

Set RuntimeSettings from the Designers

Set the RuntimeSettings with code

Report report = new Report()

var pdfSettings = new RenderingSettings() { Name = "PDF" , Visible = false }; 
// Setting Visible to false of a rendering extension means that that rendering extension will not be visible in the export dropdown
// when the report is displayed in a report viewer.
pdfSettings.Parameters.Add(new Parameter() { Name = "DocumentAuthor", Value = "Dimitar" });


When exporting a report programmatically, you may also provide it with specific to the report device information settings.

The respective method takes a HashTable argument representing the desired export parameters for this particular rendering operation: RenderReport.

The names of the properties in Device Information Settings are Case-Sensitive.

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