Reading the web.config file in SQL Reporting Services

The .NET Framework v2.0 gives us the ability to (easily) read the web.config file of our applications for information like <appSettings> using the System.Configuration and System.Web.Configuration namespaces: This probably isn’t news to most of you. Will this work with Reporting Services? Yes, with a caveat around security. Remember that you’ll be writing custom code to do this…

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Changing your gridsize in the SQL Reporting Services Report Designer

A customer asked exactly how one can change the default gridsize of 8 x 8 pixels to a different value in order to make it easier for him to move and place small ReportItems on the design surface. I had no clue! VS gives you some options for a Windows Form app, but these didn’t affect the Report…

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