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How to update a filter condition dynamically when the report runs

This procedure assumes that you already created a report design that contains a table or list to display data from a data set and uses one or more report parameters. This procedure uses the parameter to filter the values that the table displays.

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Figure 11-5 Using the expression builder to select a report parameter

Figure 11-5  Using the expression builder to select a report parameter
Choose OK to apply the expression to the filter condition. New Filter Condition displays the completed filter condition, as shown in Figure 11-6.

Figure 11-6 A filter condition

Figure 11-6  A filter condition
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The filter condition appears on the Filters page in Property Editor, as shown in Figure 11-7.

Figure 11-7 Filter condition set to a report parameter

Figure 11-7  Filter condition set to a report parameter
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Enter Parameters appears and displays the report parameters that you created. Figure 11-8 shows an example.

Figure 11-8 Enter Parameters showing a report parameter

Figure 11-8  Enter Parameters showing a report parameter
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The report displays data that matches the values that you specified.

 


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