how to load one parameter based on other in ssrs 2005/2008

Posted on 2011-09-19
Last Modified: 2012-05-12
Did any one implement ssrs report where on selection on one paramter another paramters values are loaded as dropdown using a stored procedure. Any steps involving this implementation is appreciated.
Question by:panthi
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by:Leo Torres
ID: 36562401

All Posible parameters. should be on one table with Foreign Key. Then have a query that uses the first parameter to filer the values from the second table

These should be helpful

Author Comment

ID: 36562420
the source of the report is a stored procedure so should i be creating one stored procedure for each parameter?

Expert Comment

by:Leo Torres
ID: 36562542

You should be able to do it in one proc.. But that is a design question on weather you want 1 proc or 2 procs to handle this process
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Author Comment

ID: 36566798
how do i do in one proc lets says i need country, state and city as parameters where when  you select country you get states and then when you select state you get cities?

Expert Comment

by:Leo Torres
ID: 36567056

All the option have to be in a table
With these headers

Country   States_Providence    City
---------  ---------------------   ----------

then you set the boxes to a query like this

Select States_Providence from TableName Where Country = @Country

Where @Country is the parameter entered by user
for city it would be

Select City
from TableName Where Country = @Country and States_Providence = @States_Providence


Author Comment

ID: 36567139
but how to make this happen, i am not clear can someone give screenshots or examples.

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Leo Torres earned 500 total points
ID: 36567252

I dont have Access to SSRS here.. but when you build a dataset you should be able to create these filters

But you create the table and just add filters to the dataset you should be good
Look at this link

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ID: 36912865
i need more help that was not useful

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