Some things begin to gel with SQL 2008 RS…

I had hesitated posting anything about the July CTP (Community Technology Preview) for SQL 2008 (Katmai) as there was so much already out there.  However, looking back it seems like an injustice to the hard work of our team to not post and insure as many as possible know the RS team is hard at… Read more

Please do not ask me again ‘does the query include…..’

As we all know the slightest change in the query underneath a report can drastically change the report results.  The consumers of your report may be full of lots of questions..and constantly… ‘Are you including sales from the previous month too?’  ‘Is that only for balloon parties for kids < 8?’  For some cases, it even… Read more

Another Sample For Conditionally Formatting text.

There are several exmaples out there showing how to conditionally format text.  Some are hard to find so I thought I would post another since I had recently created it for another reason.  By ‘conditionally’ I am refering to change the text color or back ground color based on some field value or comparison. The… Read more

Document Maps in RS 2000 with IE7

Many of you have noticed that document maps stopped working on SQL Server 2000 Reporting Services when using Internet Explorer 7. We recently finished a patch for this issue that is available through Microsoft Customer Support. The actual KB article has not been published but if you ask for KB #935227, you can get the… Read more

Orcas Beta1 is now available

Beta1 of Orcas (codename for the next release of Visual Studio) is available for download. This beta includes some updates in the reporting features that SQL Server Reporting Services team adds to Visual Studio. These include: A new Report Wizard to help users build reports easily and productively New Report Project Templates for rich Windows… Read more

SQL 2005 Sp2

Download Page: Whats new for Reporting Services in SP2:  … Read more

Welcome to the SQL Reporting Services Team Blog

While many of the SQL RS product team are already active bloggers with their own blogs, the team would like to create one more blog that the team as a whole can contribute too.  In particular, those that have some great information to share but are not inclined as much to ‘feed’ a full time… Read more