Want to win a PS4? Go Premium and enter to win our High-Tech Treats giveaway. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

How to change name of report when its deployed?

Posted on 2008-06-17
8
Medium Priority
?
381 Views
Last Modified: 2011-09-20
I am using SSRS 2000 with Development Studio 2003. When I deploy the reports, they show up on the web page as rContactsWFiltersandSortingandGrouping.rdl and the names are hard for readers to understand. It would be best if they read as "Contacts - With Sorting and Grouping". How do I do this?
0
Comment
Question by:gtrapp
[X]
Welcome to Experts Exchange

Add your voice to the tech community where 5M+ people just like you are talking about what matters.

  • Help others & share knowledge
  • Earn cash & points
  • Learn & ask questions
  • 3
  • 3
  • 2
8 Comments
 
LVL 13

Accepted Solution

by:
rickchild earned 195 total points
ID: 21806313
Go to Report Manager:   http://YourReportServer/Reports

From here you can go to properties (Easier if you change to details view) and change the name and description.
0
 
LVL 12

Assisted Solution

by:jgv
jgv earned 180 total points
ID: 21806936
Or you could simply change the file name in report designer which is what is being used when deployed. Select the report in the Solution Explorer and change the File Name property to Contacts - With Sorting and Grouping.rdl
0
 

Author Comment

by:gtrapp
ID: 21806974
Can you select which reports and files to deploy? In the project, there is a .CSS file and other reports/files that I may not want to deploy to the reporting web server.
0
Get your Disaster Recovery as a Service basics

Disaster Recovery as a Service is one go-to solution that revolutionizes DR planning. Implementing DRaaS could be an efficient process, easily accessible to non-DR experts. Learn about monitoring, testing, executing failovers and failbacks to ensure a "healthy" DR environment.

 
LVL 12

Expert Comment

by:jgv
ID: 21807034
If you right click the report in the solution explorer you should see the option to deploy it.
0
 

Author Comment

by:gtrapp
ID: 21808105
Thanks.

It turns out the reports named with rContactsWFiltersandSortingandGrouping.rdl were already there and named "Contacts - With Sorting and Grouping". So, I have duplicate reports on the reporting web page. How do I remove these old reports? How do I remove the .css file from appearing on the page? I don't want to remove the .css file, but not make it show on the  page.
0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:rickchild
ID: 21811156
You can delete reports from the report server by using the Report Manager as detailed (http://YourServerName/Reports).

I have never hidden CSS, but you can hide Data Sources from the list by ticking "Hide in List View" in the properties of the item.  Go to the report manager and have a good look around, plenty of options in there.
0
 

Author Comment

by:gtrapp
ID: 21813983
Thanks. Do you know how to change description of the reports?

0
 
LVL 13

Expert Comment

by:rickchild
ID: 21817255
You can do this before deployment as Igy mentoined in the BIDS.

Or again you can do this after deployment from the report server using that link
0

Featured Post

Concerto Cloud for Software Providers & ISVs

Can Concerto Cloud Services help you focus on evolving your application offerings, while delivering the best cloud experience to your customers? From DevOps to revenue models and customer support, the answer is yes!

Learn how Concerto can help you.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Hi, In my previous Article  (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Database/Reporting/A_15199-Introduction-to-Microstrategy.html)I discussed some basic understanding of Microstrategy that how we can get in Intro of Microstrategy (MSTR). Now it's tim…
Hello, In my precious Article  (http://www.experts-exchange.com/Database/Reporting/A_15280-Create-Project-in-Microstrategy-Part-I.html)we saw the Configuration part for Microstrategy which included Metadata Creation and DataSource Preparation as …
We’ve all felt that sense of false security before—locking down external access to a database or component and feeling like we’ve done all we need to do to secure company data. But that feeling is fleeting. Attacks these days can happen in many w…
Are you ready to place your question in front of subject-matter experts for more timely responses? With the release of Priority Question, Premium Members, Team Accounts and Qualified Experts can now identify the emergent level of their issue, signal…
Suggested Courses

604 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question