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SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services Cookbook by Robert C. Cain, Dinesh Priyankara

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Configuring navigators

In the Mobile Report Publisher, navigators act as filters to other elements on the report. They may actually display information, as in the case of the Time navigator, or they may be just a selection box for picking an item.

These navigators are then tied to the datasets used in the report. When a navigator is sourced from a dataset, all other report elements that use the same dataset are automatically filtered. When a navigator is sourced from its own dataset, it must be tied to other datasets to filter them.

In this recipe, we'll see examples of both and create a brand new report.

Getting ready

Many of the features we'll use in this new report we've already used, so we'll be as brief as possible when covering those steps. ...

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