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How to propagate a Data Source to sub reports? [message #652649] Fri, 04 February 2011 20:26 Go to next message
Mike Wulkan is currently offline Mike WulkanFriend
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I have a main report that has many drill through links to sub reports.

If I change the URL in the main report to point to a different datasource, I need to make sure all the subreports also point to the new datasource. How can I do this?
Re: How to propagate a Data Source to sub reports? [message #652937 is a reply to message #652649] Mon, 07 February 2011 17:00 Go to previous message
Richard A. Polunsky is currently offline Richard A. PolunskyFriend
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Well, you can go manually and open and edit each report.

Or, you can create a RPTLIBRARY file, create the datasource connection there, then have each of the reports inherit the datasource from the RPTLIBRARY file. That way, you only need to change the datasource in one place and all dependent reports will automatically pick it up.

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