Parameters bring interactivity to reports. In the last chapter, we had discussed how a new parameter can be added to a dataset through a query. There can be scenarios where we may want to have a parameter that is not linked to the dataset but is needed for the purpose of reporting. These parameters are referred as unbound parameter. In this and the following recipe, we will discuss how to add a parameter and how to use it in the report. The following sections of the recipe should also give you a greater detailed understanding regarding reports.
Unbounded parameters can be added into reports as follows: