Report Properties (References Tab, Report Designer)
Use the References tab of the Report Properties dialog box to add references to custom or other external assemblies and custom class instances that are used by expressions in the report definition.
Lists the assemblies that the report references. The assembly must be available on the computer on which Report Designer is installed and on the report server. The name of the reference must exactly match the contents of <CodeModule> tags in the Report Definition Language (.rdl) file.
- Assembly name
Click the add reference (...) button to open the Add Reference dialog box and select the assemblies necessary to complete report processing and expression evaluation. To delete an assembly reference, select it and click the delete (X) button.
Lists the class instances that are used by the report. The class list is used only by instance-based members, not static members.
- Class name
Type the name of the class.
- Instance name
Type a name for the instance of the class.
For classes that have dependencies, you can move this reference higher in the list.
For classes that have dependencies, you can move this reference lower in the list.
To delete the class instance, select it and click the delete (X) button.
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