Data Source Wizard

The Data Source Wizard enables you to configure a data source and retrieve the required data. It supports the following data source types:

  • Database

    Obtains data from all major data providers (Microsoft SQL Server, XML data, Microsoft Access, Oracle, etc.).

  • Entity Framework

    Supports binding to a Microsoft ADO.NET Entity Framework data source.

  • Object

    Connects to any data object, which implements the IList, IList<T> and IEnumerable<T> interfaces.

  • Excel File

    Obtains data from Microsoft Excel workbooks (XLS, XLSX or XLSM files) or CSV files.

  • JSON

    Connects to JSON-formatted data.

  • XPO

    Allows you to bind to XPO data.

You can invoke the Data Source Wizard in the following ways:

You can invoke the Report Wizard to add a new data-bound report to your application. The Report Wizard contains the Data Source Wizard pages.