ActiveReports Developer 7
DataSource Property
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GrapeCity.ActiveReports.v7 Assembly > GrapeCity.ActiveReports Namespace > SectionReport Class : DataSource Property

Glossary Item Box

Gets or sets the data source from which the report will retrieve data.


Visual Basic (Declaration) 
Public Property DataSource As System.Object
public System.object DataSource {get; set;}

Property Value

An object that functions as a data source.


The data source can be set to any of the ActiveReports built-in data sources or to any of the following:

  • DataSet
  • DataTable
  • DataView
  • RowCollection


You cannot change the data source property settings after the report starts processing.


C#Copy Code
private void rptProducts_ReportStart(object sender, System.EventArgs eArgs)
    rptProducts rpt = new rptProducts();
    localhost.DataSetWS ws = new localhost.DataSetWS();
    DataSet ds = ws.GetProduct(); 
    this.DataSource = ds;
    this.DataMember = "Products";
Visual BasicCopy Code
Private Sub rptProducts_ReportStart(ByVal sender As Object, ByVal e As System.EventArgs) Handles MyBase.ReportStart
    Dim rpt As New rptProducts()
    Dim ws As New localhost.DataSetWS()
    Dim ds As New DataSet()
    ds = ws.GetProduct()
    Me.DataSource = ds
    Me.DataMember = "Products"
End Sub

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