Operator Element (RDL)

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Specifies the operator to use to compare the values in the FilterExpression and FilterValues elements.

Datatype Characteristics

Characteristic Description

Data type and length


Default value


Element Relationships

Relationship Element

Parent elements

Filter Element (RDL)

Child elements



The Operator element must contain one of the following string values:

  • Equal
  • Like
  • NotEqual
  • GreaterThan
  • GreaterThanOrEqual
  • LessThan
  • LessThanOrEqual
  • TopN
  • BottomN
  • TopPercent
  • BottomPercent
  • In
  • Between

Like uses the same special characters as the Like operator in Microsoft Visual BasicĀ .NET. For more information, see the Visual Basic .NET documentation on msdn.microsoft.com.

See Also


Report Definition Language XML Schema
Report Definition XML Elements


Report Definition Language Data Types

Other Resources

Development (Reporting Services)
Filtering Data in a Report

Help and Information

Getting SQL Server 2008 Assistance