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Link a shared datasource

This section guides you to link a shared datasource in Bold Report Designer.

  1. Click the Data icon in the configuration panel to launch a Data configuration.

    Data icon configuration panel

  2. In the Data panel, click on the switcher icon on the top-right corner.

    Data panel switcher icon

  3. In the context menu, click Datasources to launch the DATASOURCES configuration panel.

    New data source panel

  4. In the DATASOURCES configuration panel, click on the NEW DATASOURCE button. In the connection type panel, choose the Shared data source type.

    Connection types shared data

  5. After choosing the Shared datasource type, the new connection wizard will be shown as below:

    Shared data source fields

  6. In Name field, specify the data source name without special characters.

  7. In Shared DataSource field, you can select an existing shared data sources in the server from the drop-down list. New connection panel

  8. Now, click on the Save button and the new shared data source will be added in data list pane like below.

    Data source list view

    Note: You can link multiple shared data sources into the report.