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SSRS 2008 R2 Conditionally Hide Matrix Group

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 22, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

With SSRS 2005 we were able to conditionally hide and show row matrix groups in a report.  Now that we have upgraded to SQL 2008 R2 when we set a child row group Hidden property to true conditionally or manually no rows appear on the report.  Has anyone seen this before and is there a work around or a hot fix for this. 

Any insight will be greatly appreciated. 


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