Grid-lines can either be shown or hidden using the options menu within the report designer.
NOTE. Administrators have the ability to set grid lines as a default. If you are an administrator and would like to explore this feature see here.
For Express Reports
- Navigate to the “Options” tab
- Navigate to “Export” options
- Within the “Report Viewer Options” section, check or uncheck the “Show Grid” box
For Advanced/Crosstab Reports
- Navigate to the “Report Options” dropdown
- Navigate to “Options” and then select “Report Viewer”
- Within the “Display” section, check or uncheck the “Show Grid” box