Report Definition Language

Report Definition Language

SQL Server 2000

A report definition contains data retrieval and layout information for a report. Report Definition Language (RDL) is an XML representation of this report definition. RDL is an open schema; developers can extend RDL with additional attributes and elements.

The standard file extension for report definition files is .rdl. Its MIME type is text/xml.

The following table describes the topics in this section.

Topic Description
Report Definition XML Diagram Includes an entity relationship diagram for RDL.
Report Definition XML Elements Discusses each RDL element.
Report Definition Language XML Schema Includes the XML schema for RDL.

See Also

Reporting Services Programming

Generating Report Definition Language Programatically

Using Custom Assemblies with Reports

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