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How to: Add Report Server Content Types to a Library (SharePoint Integrated Mode)

New: 12 December 2006

Reporting Services provides predefined content types that can be used to create new shared data source (.rsds) files, report model (.smdl) files, and Report Builder report definition (.rdl) files. To create new documents based on these content types, you must register the content type with the library you are using. Adding a Report Builder Report, Report Model, and Report Data Source content type to a library enables the New command so that you can create new documents of that type.

To add content types to a library, you must be a site administrator or have Full Control level of permission.

  1. Open the library for which you want to enable multiple content types. On the library menu bar, you should see the following menus: New, Upload, Actions, and Settings. If you do not see Settings, you do not have permission to add a content type.

  2. On the Settings menu, click Document Library Settings.

  3. Under General Settings, click Advanced settings.

  4. In the Content Types section, select Yes to allow multiple content types.

  5. Change any other settings that you want, and then click OK.

  1. Open the library for which you want to add Reporting Services content types.

  2. On the Settings menu, click Document Library Settings.

  3. Under Content Types, click Add from existing site content types.

  4. In the Select Content Types section, in Select Site content types from, click the arrow to select Reporting Services.

  5. In the Available Site Content Types list, click Report Builder Report, and then click Add to move the selected content type to the Content types to add list.

  6. To add Report Model and Report Data Source content types, repeat steps 4 and 5.

  7. When you finish selecting all of the content types that you want to add, click OK.

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