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Visual Studio LightSwitch 2015, Second Edition by Tim Leung

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CHAPTER 16

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Creating Reports

Having the ability to output data from applications can be crucial. Users often need to extract data in order to print or share with other users. Many users also search for ways to summarize or aggregate data so as to make better business decisions. Although LightSwitch includes no built-in report functionality, you can build reports with other products. You can then integrate those reports into your LightSwitch application. In this chapter, I’ll show you how to do the following:

  • create reports with ASP.NET and SQL Server Reporting Services
  • create printable output that includes parent and child data
  • link and display ...

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