Ssrs 2012 export to comma delimited (csv) file problem

In an ssrs 2012 report, I want to be able to export all the data to a csv (comma delimited) file that only contains the detailed row information. I do not want to export any rows that contain header data information.
Right now the export contains header row information and detail row information. The header row information exists for the PDF exports.
To have the header row not exist on CSV exports, I have tried the following options on the tablix with the header row information with no success:
1. = iif(Mid(Globals!RenderFormat.Name,1,5)<>"EXCEL",false,true),
2. = iif(Mid(Globals!RenderFormat.Name,1,3)="PDF",false,true),
3. The textboxes that contain the column headers, the dataelelementoutput=auto and
   the text boxes that contain the actual data, I set the dataelelementoutput=output.
Basically I need the tablix that contains the header information not to appear when the export is for a csv file.
However when the export is for the detail lines for the csv export, I need that tablix to show up.
Thus can you tell me and/or show me code on how to solve this problem?

Hi wendy,
Based on my research, the expression posted by Ione used to hide items only work well when render format is RPL or MHTML. Because only the two render format’s RenderFormat.IsInteractive is true.
In your scenario, you want to hide tablix header only when export the report to csv format. While CSV file uses the textbox name in detail section as the column name, not the table header when you view the table. So if we want to hide the header row of the
tablix, please refer to the steps below to enable the “NoHeader” setting in the RSReportserver.config file:
Please navigate to RSReportserver.config file: <drive:>\Program Files\Microsoft SQL Server\MSRS1111.MSSQLSERVER\Reporting Services\ReportServer \RSReportserver.config.
Backup the RSReportserver.config file before we modify it, open the RSReportserver.config file with Notepad format.
In the <Render> section, add the new code for the CSV extension like this:
    < Extension Name="CSV"   Type="Microsoft.ReportingServices.Rendering.DataRenderer.CsvReport,Microsoft.ReportingServices.DataRendering">
        <Configuration>
            <DeviceInfo>
               <NoHeader>True</NoHeader>
            </DeviceInfo>
        </Configuration>
    < /Extension>
Save the RSReportserver.config file.
For more information about CSV Device Information Settings, please see:
http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/ms155365(v=sql.110)
If you have any other questions, please feel free to ask.
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