Friday, July 23, 2010

PivotViewer Extension for Reporting Services Session#2

I've produced a new video that dives down into the anatomy of a PivotViewer application for Reporting Services and shows how to build a cool app (original link:

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Also, there has been a bug report (thanks to Kasper) that PivotViewer Extension for Reporting Services does not deal well with null values. Indeed, this is a bug, fixed already and will be available in CTP2.

As another tip, for whenever a collection doesn't "load" Fiddler2 is your friend: it lets you investigate the web requests/responses to/from SharePoint.


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  3. you mention setting report size to 1024 by 768 - what is that in mm or inch? Thanks

  4. Hi Cristian...great post and thanks so much for the videos - I have my first "built from scartch" pivot app in SP2010!!

    I am having a very annoying problem though with image sizing...

    the images on the sample app are all 1200 x 1440 pixels @ 72dpi...mine are all 920 x 1390 @72 dpi.

    In Report Builder, I have a rectangle, just as per the sample .rdl, image is passing through fine, I've jsut resized it slightly for the difference dimensions.

    BUT...after the collection has been compiles and I'm using the pivot viewer app, my images have not resized on the card and you can only see the top left quarter(ish) of the image! I have checked every single parameter and setting and I can't see where I'm going wrong.

    Do you have any ideas that might help me please?! So close and yet so far at the moment..

    Apologies if this is not the right place to post - please tell me off and point me in the right direction!

    best and thanks,

  5. Great video Cristian!