Chapter 41. Improving report layout and visualization

Greg Low

One of the things I love to do is to send suggestions to the SQL Server product team about how I’d hope to see the product improved. I usually joke that I know when a new version is about to be shipped because I start receiving all the emails saying “closed” and “won’t fix.” But with SQL Server 2008 R2, I was impressed by the number of emails I received from the Reporting Services team that said “closed” and “fixed.”

I often get the feeling that there’s a level of fixation within the product group about features that will appear in the next marketing brochure for the product. What also impressed me about the Reporting Services team was the number of small issues that they fixed ...

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