C H A P T E R 5
Implementing Dashboard-Style Report Objects
Charts, maps, indicators and other Reporting Services objects add visual interest to reports. Many of these objects also allow you to communicate a great deal of information at a glance that would otherwise be time-consuming to discover from reading lines of detail in a report containing only columnar data. Reporting Services provides a number of chart types and other report objects that have their own purpose. The visual report objects at your disposal are:
- Chart: SSRS provides many chart styles that can be incorporated with other report objects such as the Table or Matrix or used as a stand-alone report.
- Gauge: Released with SSRS 2008, these visually appealing controls provide ...