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Thread: How to use Report Viewer with Visual Studio 2. Express. The paid versions of Visual Studio include an add- in called Report Builder which lets you create reports from a dataset in design mode. Using Report Builder results in the creation of a file similar to Report. Client Definition file.
You then use the Report. Viewer control from the toolbox to show this report in one of your forms. In Visual Studio Express, you do not have the Report Builder utility, nor do you immediately have the Report. Viewer in your toolbox. However, with a little setup time you can use Report Builder just as easily. Report Builder is actually a component of SQL Server. If you are using SQL Server 2.
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Express, make sure you have selected all of the reporting features that are offered during installation, or you can go back and add them to your instance by running the same setup file again. SQL Server Express does not include Report Builder, but it is a free download on Microsofts website: http: //www. After installing the Report Builder, you need to install the 2. Report Viewer Runtime, which is also a free download on Microsofts website: http: //www. Once both are installed, open Visual Studio 2. Express and go to Tools > Choose Toolbox Items.
If you scroll through the list on the . NET tab you will find two Report. Viewer controls, one for Web. Forms and the other for Win. Forms. Both of those are version 1. VS 2. 01. 2. We actually want the new version that we installed, which is version 1.
You can find it by clicking on the browse button. Navigate to the Report. Viewer Runtime that you installed and select Microsoft. Report. Viewer. Win. Forms. dll. Now you will find the Report Viewer control in your toolbox. Now, Im not going to go through the entire process of showing you how to use Report Builder. You can find a great example here: http: //msdn.
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What you should know, is that Report Builder will create a file like Report. Notice that this file does not end with . Report Builder add- in for Visual Studio! Simply add the c to the end of the extension and you can now access the file using the Report Viewer control.
A few hints. When you supply your report with a datatable in code, it will need to have the same name as the dataset you created in Report Builder. Here is an example of filling a datatable and then showing a report: vb. Code: Imports Microsoft. Reporting. Win. Forms. This code assumes you know how to fill a datatable: vb. Code: Me. Binding.
Source. 1. Data. Source = My. Data. Table. Dim rds As. New Report. Data.
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