DataSource Element (RDL)

Describes a data source in the report.


<DataSources>
    ...
        <DataSource Name="...">
            <Transaction>...</Transaction>
            <ConnectionProperties> <!-- or <DataSourceReference> -->
           ...
            </ConnectionProperties> <!-- or /DataSourceReference -->
        </DataSource>
    ...
</DataSources>

Characteristic Description

Data type and length

None

Default value

None

Cardinality

1-n: Required element that can occur once or more than once.

Attribute Type Description

Name

String

Name of the data source. Required.

Relationship Element

Parent element

DataSources

Child elements

ConnectionProperties, DataSourceReference, Transaction

The DataSource element must contain either a ConnectionProperties element or a DataSourceReference element, but it cannot contain both.

The name of the data source must be unique within the report.

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