Binding to XML at Design-Time using an XMLDataSource

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  1. elena
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    Feb 2015

    Posted 16 Apr 2015 Link to this post

    Hi all!

    I have installed Reporting Trial version and I want to create a report using XML Datasource.

    Reading online  documentation, i found this article :

    "Binding to XML at Design-Time using an XMLDataSource"

    link: http://www.telerik.com/help/reporting/buildingdatabindxmldesigntime.html .

    but in my software i not found "Chart Smart Tag " and when i want to select a Data Source i have only these option  ( DataSourceWizard1.png) .

    any suggestions???

     

    Thanks,

    Elena

     

  2. Stef
    Admin
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    Posted 20 Apr 2015 Link to this post

    Hello Elena,

    You have found an old article, which is not relevant.

    Please check Does Telerik Reporting support XML as a datasource? (from FAQ), and test the approach with reading the XML in code and using the new data object via ObjectDataSource. This is the most general data source component which allows you to access any custom data by using your own data access methods. An example of using ObjectDataSource component is illustrated in Connecting Telerik Reporting to OData feeds.

    More examples are available in the local demos, installed by default under C:\Program Files (x86)\Telerik\Reporting Q1 2015\Examples.

    Let us know if you need any further help.

    Regards,
    Stef
    Telerik
     

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