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?". …

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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 support for the following chart types: Bar Line Pie Column…

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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 and Windows Forms Controls.  The…

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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…

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