Use HTML Textbox in a Report

Display Current Windows Username In this article I’ll demonstrate how to display the Windows username of the current user of a report. I’ll start by using the report’s ReportParameter’s editor to add a single Parameter “UserName”. This addition not only is required to display the property in the report, but provides access to it within…

Pass Parameters to a Report

Display Current Windows Username In this article I’ll demonstrate how to display the Windows username of the current user of a report. I’ll start by using the report’s ReportParameter’s editor to add a single Parameter “UserName”. This addition not only is required to display the property in the report, but provides access to it within…

Display Username in Report

Display Current Windows Username In this article I’ll demonstrate how to display the Windows username of the current user of a report. I’ll start by using the report’s ReportParameter’s editor to add a single Parameter “UserName”. This addition not only is required to display the property in the report, but provides access to it within…

Dropdown with Custom Date Format

Apply a Custom Date Format to a Dropdown In this article, I’ll demonstrate how to apply a custom format to a date within a dropdown.I’ll begin with a View Model containing my date property. Next, I call my controller action for DataSource.Read() – see my other Telerik articles (link) for an example. The important update…

Telerik: Dropdown Filter on Multiple Columns

Dropdown Filter on Multiple Columns In my Telerik: Dropdown with Template article (link), I demonstrated how to configure a dropdown to display choices with multiple columns. The dropdown provides a powerful and intuitive filter feature which by default allows the user to filter choices based on what they type into the filter textbox. In this…

SSRS: Conditional Background Colors

Configuring Background Colors Based on Multiple Factors In this article I’ll demonstrate how to change the background color of cells based on multiple conditions. First, I’ll start with a series of currency values. As you can see, the values will vary widely. The user of this report will receive many pages with these types of…

MVC: Custom Model Validation

Using Custom Validation on Model Properties While ASP.NET MVC provides powerful native validation, some requirements require custom routines to ensure certain model data is valid. In this artilce I’ll demonstrate how to configure a model for custom validation and provide a simple example function. First, I’ll decorate the model property with an attribute of the…

MVC: Links to External Sites

Display External Links within a View Sometimes within a View, a requirement dictates the use of links to sites external to the current project. Since Html.ActionLink() doesn’t allow for a target to an external site, I satisfied the requirement using the following approach. First, I stored with each record needing an external link the link…