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ReportViewer User Interface Reference 

This section provides F1 Help for dialog boxes used to create client report definition (.rdlc) files for ReportViewer controls in Visual Studio.

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Action

Specifies the Action property of a text box or image. Setting the Action property provides a way to link the text box or image to an item in the current report, another report, or an external Web page.

Chart Properties (General Tab)

Apply style and formatting, set filters, define data values, and specify axis labels on charts in a report layout. The Chart Properties dialog box provides a tabbed interface that organizes chart properties into categories.

Choose Format

Specify format properties on a text box to determine how dates, numbers, and currency values appear at run time.

Design View

Describes the graphical design surface used for creating client report definition (.rdlc) files.

Edit Chart Value (Values Tab)

Modify the data values that are used in a chart instance; you can specify actions, change the appearance, and edit labels.

Edit Classes

Update the classes in external assemblies that you call from expressions in a report.

Edit Expression

Use an expression editor to write or edit expressions that are evaluated at run time.

Edit References

Add or delete references to custom assemblies that you use in a report definition.

Embedded Images

Embed images in a report to provide a portable set of images that stay with the report. When you embed images, the report becomes the source for image files used in the report.

Filters

Specify filters that include or exclude rows of data from a data table or Business object used in a report.

Grouping and Sorting Properties (General Tab)

Group items within a data region and set sort orders on the groups. The Grouping and Sorting Properties dialog box provides a tabbed interface that organizes properties into categories.

Image Properties (General Tab)

Set navigation and visibility options to create a toggle image that shows or hides an area of the report.

Line Properties (General Tab)

Specify style and dimensions for a line report item in the report layout.

List Properties (General Tab)

Configure settings on a list to filter the data that it contains. You can specify visibility and navigation settings to determine whether the list is always visible or visible only through toggle items.

Matrix Properties (General Tab)

Apply style and formatting, set filters, define data values, and specify axis labels on a matrix that you add to a report layout. The Matrix Properties dialog box provides a tabbed interface that organizes matrix properties into categories.

Parameters

Specify a parameter name and value.

Rectangle Properties (General Tab)

Configure settings on a rectangle that contains report items. You can specify visibility and navigation settings to determine whether the rectangle is always visible or visible only through toggle items.

Report Data Sources

Update the data source information stored in a report definition file.

Report Parameters

Define report parameters that are used to filter report data and relate reports through data values.

Report Properties (General Tab)

Specify global report properties such as author, description, and layout options used to align report items in the report. You can also add references to custom assemblies and functions that you want to use in the report. The Report Properties dialog box provides a tabbed interface that organizes report properties into categories.

Style Properties (Border and Line Tab)

Specify border style, color, and width properties.

Style Properties (Fill Tab)

Use the options on this dialog box to set properties on chart elements.

Style Properties (Font Tab)

Specify font family and font attributes.

Subreport Properties (General Tab)

Configure settings that provide connection information that relates the subreport to the parent report.

Table Properties (General Tab)

Apply style and formatting, set filters, define data values, and specify axis labels on tables that you add to a report layout. The Table Properties dialog box provides a tabbed interface that organizes table properties into categories.

Textbox Properties (General Tab)

Configure a text box to specify data formatting, styles, actions, and other interactivity options. The Textbox Properties dialog box provides a tabbed interface that organizes text box properties into categories.

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