Chapter 20. Displaying performance with indicators

Another type of data visualization you can use in a report is an indicator. A more common way to display key performance indicators (KPIs) in a report is to use an indicator rather than a gauge. Prior to SQL Server 2008 R2 Reporting Services, the only way to display KPIs without using a gauge was to upload multiple images and then use a conditional expression to determine which image to display. Beginning with SQL Server 2008 R2, you can now choose from several built-in indicator types and define the value ranges applicable to each indicator. If you still prefer to use your own images, you can adapt the indicator to use those images, too.

Adding an indicator to a report

Indicators are a similar ...

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