Connection Settings

Assistance Overriding Report Connections 2020-06-03
Connection Override Properties Tips If you are using an x86 version of The Report Viewer, you must used 32-bit database drivers. If... more
How Do You Get Rid of the Password Prompt? 2019-03-19
Removing Constant Password Prompt If everything is working correctly, but the software forces your user to enter a username and password... more
Solving Connection Issues in The Report Viewer: "Failed... 2022-12-31
Problem Ever get a "failed to open the connection" message. This will hopefully help you get it sorted out. Why Does This Happen... more
Tips and Tricks 2019-10-04
Here are some brief notes to help you get started. Connecting to Databases The software literally embeds... more
Using ODBC to Create Portable Database Connections (Use for... 2019-10-28
The purpose of The Report Viewer is to allow end users to refresh database connections. For the user to be able to refresh the reports,... more
Connecting to ODBC Data Source with The Report Viewer (Step... 2022-12-31
UPDATE FOR 2019: Please note that in newer versions of The Report Viewer (TRV), you may need to enter the ODBC DataSource Name (DSN) in... more
Overriding the Data Source Connection inside The Report View... 2022-12-31
If you need to use a report that is connected to a data source with similar content and structure to the original data source, but has a... more
Connecting The Report Viewer (TRV) to a Database 2022-12-31
To ensure that TRV can connect to the database out-of-the-box, it is important to install the appropriate database driver and configure it... more