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Create dynamic dropdown list when we export data to excel using SSRS.

Posted By:      Posted Date: September 23, 2010    Points: 0   Category :Sql Server

Hi All,

I have assigned a work to create a report, that should render in excel with dropdown list. i.e. report should contain a input parameter as a table names, when user selects the table name, report should show only the field names of the selected table. Some of the field name have look up values that values should be displayed as dropdown when we export to excel.

Can any one have any idea how to proceed with this report?



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