Dude, Where Are My Prompts?

In this blog post, I’m going to show you two tips involving prompts. I will start with the problem, “Where are my prompts?” And, then I’ll show you a trick that I love. Both tips are really the same thing, but let’s talk first about the problem in the title of this...

How to Enable Remote Errors

When you work a lot on reports in either Power BI Report Server (PBRS) or SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), at some point you are bound to get errors that basically say: go to the server to see the real error OR enable remote errors. It’s not a big deal to go to...

How to Create Cascading Prompts

Prompts are extremely useful because with a prompt you can limit what is displayed within a report. You can get even more granular results when you add a second or a third prompt. Adding additional prompts, however, can lead to some minor inconveniences and unintended...

Accessing ConfigMgr Reports – Browser or Console

A long time ago, I learned while troubleshooting SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS) reports, that your first step is always to open the report in a browser. Why? If it doesn’t work there, then there is no point in trying to access it via the console because the...

SSRS and Power BI Report Standards

In order to ensure that all of the reports found in Enhansoft Reporting and Warranty Information Reporting have the same look and feel, we created a Power BI and SSRS report standards guide. Why would you want to do the same? The answer is simple: consistency. There...

How to Fix the SSRS Error – Definition of this Report is Not Valid

Both Leonard and I talk about SSRS and Power BI reporting all of the time. We even publish weekly tips and tricks about reporting on the Enhansoft blog site and distribute a monthly newsletter full of tips. By the way, if you are not signed up for the newsletter, you...