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Outlining grouped data in Reporting Services 2008 should be straightforward: you just set the ToggleItem property of rows, and away you go! Unfortunately this owl can't get this to work - along with a lot of other people it seems - so we offer this solution.
Posted by Andy Brown on 17 May 2011
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Getting SSRS 2008 R2 Outlining to Work
In theory it should be fairly simple to create outlining in Reporting Services 2008 R2. Initially you should see just the group headings:
Initially all groups are collapsed
When you click on one of the + icons, SSRS should show the full section:
Programming nirvana! But how to get this to work?
The answer is much harder than it should be! You'll need to create a report, apply outlining and then change the report's static items, as described in the rest of this blog series of articles.