Choosing a Tool to Create Reports for Team System

You can create reports for Visual Studio Team System by using any tool that can connect to an analysis services database or relational database. For example, you can use Microsoft Excel or Report Designer to create reports for Visual Studio Team System. In most cases, Excel is easier to use, but you should use Report Designer if you want to perform one or more of the following tasks:

If you use Excel, you work with PivotTable and PivotChart reports. For more information, see Charts (Microsoft Office Online). If you use Report Designer, you work with a project in Visual Studio. For more information, see Report Designer (SQL Server Development Center).

See Also


Choosing the Source of Data in a Report for Team System

Getting Started With Custom Reports for Team System