Display Unicode characters in ASP.Net RDLC Report using C# and VB.Net

Last Reply 6 months ago By pandeyism

Posted 6 months ago

How to insert Unicode Character in rdlc report field, when I tried I got the error (expression used in the field is Chr(&H1F536))

Error1The Value expression for the textrun ‘Textbox12.Paragraphs[0].TextRuns[0]’ contains an error: [BC30742] Value '128310' cannot be converted to 'Char'.



You are viewing reply posted by: pandeyism 6 months ago.
Posted 6 months ago

Hey satabeach,

Please refer below sample.

For creating RDLC report refer below article link.

How to create RDLC report step by step in ASP.Net using C# and VB.Net


    <asp:ScriptManager ID="Scriptmanager1" runat="server">
    <rsweb:ReportViewer ID="ReportViewer1" runat="server">



using System.Data;
using Microsoft.Reporting.WebForms;


Imports System.Data
Imports Microsoft.Reporting.WebForms



protected void Page_Load(object sender, EventArgs e)
    if (!IsPostBack)
        ReportViewer1.ProcessingMode = ProcessingMode.Local;
        ReportViewer1.LocalReport.ReportPath = Server.MapPath("~/Report.rdlc");
        DataTable dt = GetData();
        ReportDataSource datasource = new ReportDataSource("Customers", dt);

private DataTable GetData()
    DataTable dt = new DataTable();
    dt.Columns.AddRange(new DataColumn[] { new DataColumn("CustomerID", typeof(int)), new DataColumn("Name", typeof(string)), new DataColumn("UniCodeChar", typeof(string)) });
    dt.Rows.Add(1, "Mudassar Ahmed Khan", System.Convert.ToChar(System.Convert.ToUInt32("2605", 16)));
    dt.Rows.Add(2, "John Hammond", System.Convert.ToChar(System.Convert.ToUInt32("2602", 16)));
    dt.Rows.Add(3, "Suzanne Mathews", System.Convert.ToChar(System.Convert.ToUInt32("260E", 16)));
    dt.Rows.Add(4, "Robert Schidner", System.Convert.ToChar(System.Convert.ToUInt32("2615", 16)));
    return dt;


Protected Sub Page_Load(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As EventArgs) Handles Me.Load
    If Not IsPostBack Then
        ReportViewer1.ProcessingMode = ProcessingMode.Local
        ReportViewer1.LocalReport.ReportPath = Server.MapPath("~/Report.rdlc")
        Dim dt As DataTable = GetData()
        Dim datasource As ReportDataSource = New ReportDataSource("Customers", dt)
    End If
End Sub

Private Function GetData() As DataTable
    Dim dt As DataTable = New DataTable()
    dt.Columns.AddRange(New DataColumn() {New DataColumn("CustomerID", GetType(Integer)), New DataColumn("Name", GetType(String)), New DataColumn("UniCodeChar", GetType(String))})
    dt.Rows.Add(1, "Mudassar Ahmed Khan", System.Convert.ToChar(System.Convert.ToUInt32("2605", 16)))
    dt.Rows.Add(2, "John Hammond", System.Convert.ToChar(System.Convert.ToUInt32("2602", 16)))
    dt.Rows.Add(3, "Suzanne Mathews", System.Convert.ToChar(System.Convert.ToUInt32("260E", 16)))
    dt.Rows.Add(4, "Robert Schidner", System.Convert.ToChar(System.Convert.ToUInt32("2615", 16)))
    Return dt
End Function