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How Do I Change the Default Chart Palette Colours in SQL Reporting Services 2005?

Recently a client asked how do I change the default colours of the SQL Server Reporting Services 2005 chart palette?

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How Do I List All the Views in an SQL Database?

Recently while working with a client they asked, how does one list all the views within an SQL database that contains a specific field name?

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Crystal Reports Preview Sample Feature

Recently I was delivering a Crystal Reports training session to a client, with a large dataset and a very slow network connection. Rather than returning all the records, it would be better to return just a sample.

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How Do I Change the format of a DateTime field in SQL?

A client has just asked me how does one format a datetime field in SQL to display the date in the format dd/mm/yyyy?

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