Using a filter on a calculated field in Report Builder

December 16, 2011

A short and sweet tip on using Report Builder 1.0So, my users are still using Report Builder 1.0. I recently discovered that using a filter on a automatically calculated field there doesn't work. I tried running a report where I ran a filter on a year generated filed of a certain date. In essence, I filtered on Year creation date = 2011. The report took ages to run so I took a look at it on the profiler to see the query that was run. Apparently, it wasn't even running the filter correctly.Changing the filter to creation date on...

#SQLFamily – putting a little love in your heart

December 15, 2011

I don't know if you've noticed it, but I don't blog all that much lately (I know blog, I know - but that doesn't mean I don't love you!). So as you may gather that if I do blog, it must be something that seems important to me. The SQL Server Team has recently blogged about an initiative they're doing with the Pragmatic Works Foundation. Pragmatic Works Foundation is a non-profit that provides free technical training to veterans, the jobless, and underemployed. In 2012 they're doing a course for returning veterans. The SQL Server team will donate $50 for each story...
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