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Visual Studio LightSwitch 2012 by Tim Leung

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CHAPTER 14

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Creating Reports

Although LightSwitch doesn’t include a built-in report generator, you can build reports by using other products and integrate the results into your LightSwitch application. In this chapter, you’ll learn how to

  • Create reports using ASP.NET and SQL Server Reporting Services
  • Link and display reports from within your LightSwitch application
  • Create documents using Microsoft Word, and generate PDF output

This chapter shows you how to extend the HelpDesk application to include reports. You’ll find out how to create ASP.NET pages to show timesheet entries for an engineer and create charts that summarize the status of the ...

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