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  • Blog Post: Working with XY Scatter Charts in Reporting Services 2008

    Recently, I’ve been fielding a few questions regarding XY Scatter Charts in Reporting Services 2008 (see MSDN Forum Question ).  We have definitely noticed that working with XY Scatter charts is a bit difficult, and we do appreciate the feedback and will work to improve them in a future release...
  • Blog Post: Enabling Drilldown on (SSRS) Reporting Services 2008 Charts

    In this post I'm going to spend some time covering a subject that comes up quite a bit on our forums , which is how to enable drill-down on a chart in Reporting Services. In this example, I'm using the Analysis Services 2008 AdventureWorks cube.  First, create a connection to the Analysis Services...
  • Blog Post: SSRS and Microsoft Chart Control How To: Change the Width of Bars and Columns

    Every once and I while I get asked this question, and it fits nicely with a series I've been planning to blog on what you can do with custom attributes in charts in SQL Server Reporting Services 2008.  The question is, "How do I change the width of the bars and columns on the charts?"...
  • Blog Post: Silverlight Charts Are Now Available with the Silverlight Toolkit!

    Today, at PDC, the release of the Silverlight toolkit was made available.  Included in this release, is a preview version of a charting control that was produced as a collaborative effort between the Silverlight controls and SQL Server Reporting Services team.  This initial release includes...
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Chart Controls for .NET Framework 3.5 Released!

    This is just a quick post to help spread the word that the Microsoft Chart Controls for .NET Framework 3.5 are now publicly available.  A big congrats to the team! Here are some useful links Downloads 1. Microsoft Chart Controls for Microsoft .NET Framework 3.5 – This installs the ASP.NET...
  • Blog Post: How To: Build Sparkline Reports in SQL Server Reporting Services

    This is my first post in what I hope is a long series of how to's related to data visualization. For my first post I'm going to demonstrate how you can add sparklines to your SSRS reports. Below is a screenshot of what a sparkline may look like in SSRS. Sparklines are effectively miniature versions...
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