The Report Designer is a web based reporting tool to create and edit the RDL(Report Definition Language) standard reports. It comes with a wide range of report items to transform data into meaningful information and quickly build the reports with the help of following features.
Data Sources --- Supports connection to major data providers such as Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle, OLEDB and ODBC for exploring data and design reports with a wide range of data sources.
User friendly Environment --- Provides an effective design area, configuration options, and drag-and-drop facilities to make it easy for business users to compose reports.
Report items --- All interactive report items that are commonly used in business reports is built-in, including charts, tablix, list, subreports, textboxes, images, lines, and rectangles for better visual representation of data.
Report Parameter --- Supports parameter to specify the data to filter in a report, connect related reports together and vary report presentation.
Expression --- Expressions are used throughout the report definition in parameters, queries, filters and report item properties to perform additional operations such as mathematical computation, conditional formatting, inspection, conversions, and more.