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Smart Business Intelligence Solutions with Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 by Kevin S. Goff Lynn Langit Davide Mauri, Sahil Malik, and John C. Welch

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Understanding Report Items

The next step in report creation is to select the items and data you want to display on your report. The quickest way to add layout items to your report is to drag them from the Toolbox onto the designer surface. The Toolbox is shown in Figure 21-12. Some of the report items can display data. These are known as data regions in SSRS. SSRS 2008 includes the following data regions: the Table, Matrix, Textbox, List, Image, Subreport, Chart, and Gauge controls. Of the data-bindable controls, some (such as Table, Matrix, and so on) contain intelligent formatting and display capabilities; others (such as List) contain little or no formatting. List allows you to define specialized layouts, such as repeating multicolumn tables. ...

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