Reporting Services - Introduction videos | SSRS Part 19 - Subreports

Posted by Andrew Gould on 10 October 2012

A Subreport is simply an entire report nested within another one. It's a simple idea that allows you to separate the different sections of complex reports to make designing and formatting them easier. This video teaches you how to construct separate main reports and subreports, how to add parameters and filters to a subreport to ensure they display the correct data, and, of course, how to insert a subreport into a main report and connect the two reports together.

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