troubleshooting Question

Use string as SSRS table name

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Microsoft SQL Server 2008SSRS
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I have a data source that is a folder filled with daily txt files.  Everyday I want to be able to automatically read yesterday's file.  In Report Services if I use the following code I am able to see the contents of a file.  
SELECT        *
FROM            12272012.txt

In SSMS if I use this code...
SELECT replace(convert(varchar, DATEADD(d, -1,getdate()), 101), '/', '') + '.txt' as ErrLog

It produces the file name I need (Ex: 12272012.txt) but it doesn't work in the FROM statement of SSRS.   Please help me with how I need to change this to make it work in SSRS?
SELECT *
FROM replace(convert(varchar, DATEADD(d, -1,getdate()), 101), '/', '') + '.txt'
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