Create Chart in SSRS(RDLC) Report

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In this article ,we will see how to create a Chart in SSRS(RDLC) Report.


Asp.Net provides a wonderful reporting tool using which we can create different kinds of charts like Line chart, bar chart,pie chart etc. in addition to tabular reports.

To create a column chart to show category-wise total sale made.



1.Create a Procedure to fetch the required data for your report.
2.Add a Chart Control to report file i.e RDLC file and the fields to it.
3.Report-viewer to run the Report 

Using the code

// 1. Procedure to fetch product-wise sales amount                                                                  create procedure spProductDetails
select Categories.CategoryName ,Total=sum((Quantity *
 [Order Details].UnitPrice-Discount ) )from [Order Details] ,Products,Categories 
where products.ProductID=[Order Details].ProductID and Categories .CategoryID=Products .CategoryID 
group by Categories.CategoryName   
// 2.Add Chart Control to RDLC                                                         
Add an appropriate chart control to the Rdlc file, in this article i have added a column chart.Then drag the categoryname field to the category axis and total to value box as shown in the diagram below and save the file

//3.Add a Report Viewer to the ASPX page from the toolbox                            <form id="form1" runat="server">
        <rsweb:ReportViewer ID="ReportViewer1" runat="server" Font-Names="Verdana" 
            Font-Size="8pt" Height="400px" Width="674px">
            <LocalReport ReportPath="Report.rdlc">
                    <rsweb:ReportDataSource DataSourceId="ObjectDataSource1" 
                        Name="DataSet3_spProductDetails" />
        <asp:ObjectDataSource ID="ObjectDataSource1" runat="server" 
            OldValuesParameterFormatString="original_{0}" SelectMethod="GetData" 
Run the Report, you will have the following output.


From the above discussion it is very much clear that creating a chart in SSRS (RDLC) is an easy task. In this  way we can add different kinds of charts as per requirement.

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Full Name: Sanjaya Kumar Samantaray
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