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Learning SQL Server 2008 Reporting Services by Jayaram Krishnaswamy

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Appendix B. Converting Reports between RDL and RDLC

In this Appendix, converting Reports with extensions RDL to RDLC and RDLC to RDL are discussed. In the hands-on you will convert an RDLC to an RDL.

Conversion of report files with extensions RDL and RDLC

RDL files (based on 2008 technology) created using either VS2008 / BIDS /ReportBuilder 2.0 cannot be converted into reports with RDLC extension This is because the structure of RDLC files in Visual Studio 2008 still adheres to the schema of 2005. For example, the RDLC schema is http://schemas.microsoft.com/sqlserver/reporting/2005/01/reportdefinition, which is still the definition of 2005.

Report files with the extension RDLC created using Visual Studio 2008 can however be converted into report ...

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