Samples and Walkthroughs

The walkthroughs and samples in this section will help you get started using reporting features and ReportViewer controls in Visual Studio 2012.

Walkthrough: Installing the AdventureWorks Database

Shows you how to download, install, and configure the AdventureWorks2008 sample database.

Walkthrough: Creating a ReportViewer Report

Shows you how to create a tablix report quickly with grouped data using the Report Wizard, including instructions on how to apply simple formatting.

Walkthrough: Using a Database Data Source with the ReportViewer Windows Forms Control in Local Processing Mode

Shows you how to add a report and a ReportViewer control to a Microsoft Windows Forms application and bind to a data table. In this walkthrough, you create a simple report so that you have a report definition to use with the control.

Walkthrough: Using a Database Data Source with the ReportViewer Web Server Control in Local Processing Mode

Shows you how to add a report and a ReportViewer control to an ASP.NET Web site and bind to a data table. In this walkthrough, you create a simple report so that you have a report definition to use with the control.

Walkthrough: Using a Business Object Data Source with the ReportViewer Windows Forms Control in Local Processing Mode

Shows you how to add a report and a ReportViewer control to a Microsoft Windows Forms application and bind to a Business objects data source. In this walkthrough, you create a simple report so that you have a report definition to use with the control.

Walkthrough: Using a Business Object Data Source with the ReportViewer Web Server Control in Local Processing Mode

Shows you how to add a report and a ReportViewer control to an ASP.NET Web site and bind to a Business objects data source. In this walkthrough, you create a simple report so that you have a report definition to use with the control.

Walkthrough: Using the ReportViewer Control in Remote Mode

Developer walkthrough that shows you how to access a report that runs on a SQL Server 2008 or later instance of Reporting Services report server.

Walkthrough: Printing a Local Report without Preview

Developer walkthrough that shows you how to print a report programmatically using the CreateStreamCallback callback function without preview.

Sample Data and Report for Print Walkthrough

Provides sample data and a sample report definition that you can save to external files for use in the printing walkthrough.

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