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Please create a Shared Datasource instead of "Datasource". I'll suggest you to read this step by step article, it helped me with my first report. J
I think that will depend on your type of Visual Web Part. The solution for 2010 created Sand boxed Visual webparts and if that is case you won't be able to connect directly as code policy won't allow that. You will need to look at: Surface the data thru BCS and then use your web part to connect to BCS to display the data Creating a trusted proxy you can ...
You can define your connection string in the web.config file. In the appSettings of your web.config file add a new key like <add key="mysqlConnStr" value="path of your mysql serve"/> No get it in your Web Part like following. private string mysqlConnStr = WebConfigurationManager.AppSettings["mysqlConnStr "]; Then follow this article to ...
You've ran into this problem 3 hours before me going by the time of your post. Apparently one of the issues is that in IE11 you have to turn on compatibility mode. Once I did that it worked, and then I had to select "Get filter values" rather than parameters in order to get the list of filter options. I hope that helps!
@ransher-singh is correct. This should not normally appear. I have seen this when working with Workflows. If you are using workflows look at this: In SharePoint Designer, when you pick the column you want from the current item, there should be three drop-down boxes. The bottom one should be "Return field as:" and you can choose to return the Lookup ...
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