How Do I Use Microsoft Office to Generate PDF Output with .NET Report Engine?
Because of vagueness in the PDF specification, using Microsoft Office to generate PDF output from report templates rather than the Windward PDF renderer can sometimes improve the fidelity of the output.
To allow the flexibility of using Office to generate PDF output, Report Designer and the Report Engines have a toggle to turn on using the Office PDF renderer.
The use.external.output.builder Property
To turn on the use Office for PDF output feature in .NET Report Engine, set the external.output.builder property in your application configuration file:
<add key="use.external.output.builder" value = "on"/>
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