Headers and footers in client report definition (RDLC) report layouts have the following limitations:

When you create a layout suggestion, data-bound fields in the header are automatically moved to hidden fields in the body of the report. However, in some cases, you may need to create additional hidden text boxes in the body section of a report so that in the new layout, you can reference that report item in the header or footer.

The following topics describe modifications that require creating new hidden text boxes so that the data can be used in a header or footer:

For more information about Visual Studio report layouts, see Defining a Report Layout.

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