Drill-through in Chart

Make your reports interactive by adding drill-through links. A drill-through link takes you to another report with additional details. Drill-through links appear as a hyperlink on your preview screen that you click to navigate to a completely different report.

What You Will Learn

This tutorial guides you through the steps to create a drill through report. We will add a drill-through link on a chart.

Note: You need to create Simple Report with Chart before performing the following steps.

After you complete this tutorial, you will have a chart report from which you can navigate to another report on clicking a series value on chart area.
An Example for Drill-Through in Chart

  1. From the Report Explorer Report Explorer Icon , select 'Plot - Plot2'.

  2. In the Properties pane, go to the Action group of properties and set Type to Jump to Report.

  3. In the Jump to Report field that appears, select a report from the list that you want to jump to on clicking the Column plot, which represents 'Unit Price'.
    Adding a drill through link in the chart

Preview and Save Report

  1. Click Preview to view your report in the final output.

  2. Click a column on the plot area. You will see that you are navigated to another report.

  3. Exit the preview mode by clicking Back on the left side of the designer.

  4. Click Save to open the Save dialog box. Enter the report name and click Save Report.