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I have a SSRS report that has a hyperlink to another website.  The link to the site works fine when I access the report directly.  However, I am displaying the report in an iFrame.  When I click on the link within the iFrame, nothing is happening.  I can copy my link, paste it into another window and I am able to see the link work.


Here is my link:


=iif(Fields!budgetid.Value>1,"javascript:void(window.open('"+"http://test/forms/Summary.aspx?BudgetId=" & Fields!budgetid.Value & "'))","")




code for my iFrame:

<iframe name='myIframe' id='myIframe' src='http://reports/ReportServer?%2fAct%2fReports%2fAlternative+Report&rs:Command=Render&rc:Stylesheet=my_htmlviewer' height='650' width='100%' scrolling='auto' frameborder='0' ></iframe>



I've gone over the javascript syntax and I know that this is working for me.  It just feel that maybe the iFrame is somehow "blocking" the link from working?  Maybe another attribute that would allow such links to work?  Thoughts?  Thanks for the help.




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You need to set the allowScriptAccess attribute within the iframe tag to "always", otherwise, due to the same origin policy, no scripts will be executed as the default is "sameOrigin".


Like this:


<iframe allowScriptAccess='always' name='myIframe' id='myIframe' src='http://reports/Repor...t=my_htmlviewer' height='650' width='100%' scrolling='auto' frameborder='0' ></iframe>
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Thanks for the thought.  I added the respective code as you outlined and it didn't make a difference.  The link still didn't work.  But I did investigate allowing script access and found the iFrame sandbox attribute, which seems to handle this.  However, it looks like it's only supported on IE10 and higher.  Of course, we are below that.  Any other thoughts on how to get around this restriction?  

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