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    You can create a Green Bar report by alternating the background color of a data region like a Table using conditional formatting. The following steps demonstrate Follow the steps below to learn creating a Green Bar Report.

    These steps assume that you have already added a Page Report/RDL Report template to your project, connected it to a data source and added a dataset. See Basic Concepts, Connect to a Data Source and Add a Dataset for more information.

    1. From the Visual Studio toolbox, drag and drop a Table data region onto the design surface.
    2. In the Table data region, click the row handle to the left of the detail row and right-click to select Properties.
    3. In the Properties Window dialog that appears, set the following expression in the BackgroundColor property: =iif(RowNumber(Nothing) Mod 2, "PaleGreen", "White")
    4. On the design surface, set fields the detail row of the table data region.
    5. Go to Preview tab and view the result. You will notice that every alternate detail the report displays has a green background.

    The following image shows an example of a Green Bar report:

    A Green Bar report

    A Green Bar report