Designing the Report Layout
Reports in Reporting Services can include a variety of graphical and style elements. A report can span multiple pages, with a header and footer that are repeated on each page; can contain graphical elements such as images and lines; and can have any number of fonts, colors, and styles, which can be static or dynamic. Subreports and controls can also be displayed within a report.
- Adding a Page Header and Footer to a Report
Describes headers and footers and how to display data in them.
- Working with Data Regions
Describes data region report items: table, matrix, list, chart.
- Adding a Text Box
Describes text box report items.
- Adding an Image to a Report
Provides information about image report items..
- Adding Graphical Elements
Describes rectangle and line report items.
- Adding a Subreport
Describes subreport report items and how you can use them to contain one report within another.
- Formatting Report Items
Describes templates, styles, format properties, and conditional formatting for report items.
- Writing Multi-Column Reports
Explains how columns in a column-based report are fit to a page and design surface.
- Controlling Report Pagination
Discusses how to set up reports with multiple pages.
- Rendering Considerations for Automatic Sizing and Positioning
Discusses how report items automatically expand to accommodate the data, and how the rules of interaction can affect the report layout.