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Sql 2005 Reporting Services and Output Parameters

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I know Sql 2000 reporting services could not take advantage of stored procedure output parameters.  Does anyone know if this feature has been added to 2005?  If so can you post how to declare/access them in the report.  Thanks!
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Hi Pfrog -

It was pretty easy to modify my sp to do what you suggested but I"m a bit confused on how to handle the output on the report.  The output parameters basically need to be text box or single row table values.  When I add them to the select list I'm getting multiple rows (obviously).  Do you know how to limit this to say a max/min value in the column (since they will all be the same)?   Let me know if that didn't make sense...

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Thanks again Pfrog...I ended up using a group by clause to make the value appear only once.

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You could also add a hidden, internal parameter to the report, and set the default value to be one of the fields in the dataset. It will use the value in the first record (but they will all be the same so not a problem).

You can then just use the parameter in the report (=Parameters!xxxx.Value)

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