Chapter 17. Creating charts

Users can often gain better insights into data when visualization methods are used to display summarized data. With Reporting Services, you can choose from many different types of charts and gauges to provide rich data visualization. In this chapter, you learn about the basic chart types available to you, as well as how to configure chart elements.

Adding a chart to a report

Charts are a great way to summarize numerical information. If you apply good chart design principles, users can easily compare values, spot trends, and identify anomalies. You can create a report that contains only a chart, or you can combine a chart with other data regions to present data in multiple formats. You can even insert a chart inside a ...

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