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Create Paramater Filter by State


Create Paramater Filter by State

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Welsh Corgi
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I'm trying to create a parameter to filter a Report by State.

Any help would be greatly appreciated.

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So far I have created a Stored Procedure with a State Parameter.

I changed the Data Source to the Stored Procedure.

I have a Drop Down Box and it displays the States but they are repeated for every record on my Stored Procedure which is based on Companies.

I selected a State 'TX' and clicked on View Report and it filters the Report.

I click on the State List box and it and it only lists 'TX', the other States are not displayed.

I click to refresh the Data but I sill on get TX.

I do not want the States to be distinct.

How can I accomplish that & get rid of the filter problem.

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Can you post code for the stored procedure you are calling to populate your State dropdown box?
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matt.jonas (1/11/2012)
Can you post code for the stored procedure you are calling to populate your State dropdown box?



I have made some progress.

I created another Data Set to poulate the list box and that works.


SELECT StateAbbr
FROM States



I Select a State 'AK', click on View Report and it Filters the records.

If I select another State from the list 'TX' and Click on View and it still displays 'AK'

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I deleted the parameter but the data is still filtered by State?Laugh

Caching?

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Which version of SSRS are you using? Are you doing your testing in Business Intelligence Development Studio?
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matt.jonas (1/11/2012)
Which version of SSRS are you using? Are you doing your testing in Business Intelligence Development Studio?


SSRS 2005 & I'm testing in BIDS.

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IIRC BIDS caches results locally. There is a way to make it run a fresh set but I forget how!
You can force it by deleting the cached data from the file system - it'll have the same name & path as the rdl file.
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Thanks everyone, I deleted the parameters and Dataset, recreated and all of my problems went away.Crazy

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I spoke to soon, modified the SP to Accept a NULL value and the report defaults to the last State that I selected in the Drop Down Box.

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