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Introductie van Micorosoft SQL Server 2016

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132 C H A P T E R 7 | Better reporting Size The minimum recommended size for a sunburst chart is 5 inches wide. Click the chart object (but not an element such as the Chart) and then increase the Size properties, Width and Height, in the Properties pane. Legend More space is allocated to the sunburst chart when you move the legend above or below the chart. To do this, right-click the legend, select Legend Properties, and select one of the Legend Position options to reposition the legend. Data labels Reducing the label size and changing the font color are likely to improve legibility. To fix these properties, click the chart to display the Chart Data pane, click the field in the Values area, expand the Labels section in the Properties pane, and change the font size and color properties. Note Some sunburst slices can still be too small for some data labels even if you reduce the font size to 6 points. Tooltip To help users understand the values in a sunburst chart when data labels are missing from small slices, consider adding a tooltip by right-clicking a slice in the chart, selecting Series Properties, clicking the expression button next to the Tooltip box in the Series Properties dialog box, and then typing an expression such as this: =Fields!BusinessType.Value + " : " + Fields!SalesTerritoryCountry.Value + " : " + Format(Sum(Fields!SalesAmount.Value), "C0") Managing parameter layout in paginated reports In previous versions of Reporting Services, there was no option for configuring the layout of parameters unless you designed a custom interface to replace Report Manager for accessing reports. Now in both Report Designer and Report Builder, you can use a Parameters pane to control the relative position of parameters and to organize parameters into groups. Note In Report Builder, you can change the visibility of the Parameters pane by selecting or clearing the new Parameters check box on the View tab of the ribbon. The new Parameters pane is a 4x2 grid that displays above the report design surface. To add a report parameter to the grid, you can continue to use the Report Data pane as you have in previous versions of Reporting Services. As an alternative, in the Parameters pane, right-click an empty cell and select Add Parameter, as shown in Figure 7-10, to open the Report Parameter Properties dialog box. Notice that the context menu that appears when you right-click a cell also includes commands to add or remove rows or columns, delete a parameter, or view a selected parameter's properties. Figure 7-10: Adding a new parameter to a report by using the Parameters pane in Report Builder.

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