What’s New in Nevron Vision for SSRS 2016.1

Nevron Vision SSRS2016

Following the promise for feature-rich and advanced data visualization for SQL Reporting Services, Nevron releases Vision for SSRS 2016.1. The best SQL Server Reporting Services charts, gauges, barcodes, and maps are now enhanced with great new features. Read the information below for all new additions which will polish your reports and improve your report autoring experience.

Following is a summary of the new features introduced by the 2016.1 release:

Enhancements to Nevron Chart for SSRS

Heat Map Chart Small

New Heat Map series

This unique for SSRS charting type lets you display a matrix as elevation values as a grid of colors, which are taken from an associated palette. In addition, the heat map series can show a set of contour lines (isolines) that cross specified elevation values.
Polar Vector Chart Small

New Subtypes for Polar Charts

The Polar chart contains the Polar Range and Polar Vector chart subtypes. Both chart subtypes allow you to visualize a pair of polar coordinates as a range or vector respectively.
Axis Table Scale Small

New Table Scale

The Table Scale can visualize the data values of the series represented in a particular category. Table rows can be annotated with a series name and table columns can be annotated with the category name. This feature is very useful for stacked and clustered bar charts.
Smooth Area Palette Chart Small

Value Palette

The Bar, Area, Smooth Area, Range and High Low series have been extended to support a feature called value palette. This feature allows you to color code the data points of the series depending on a their value so that the chart becomes more visually appealing to the user.
Histogram Chart Small

Bar Chart - Histogram Type

Bar Chart type supports a Histogram chart subtype with many options for controlling the histogram bin ranges.

Axis Scales

Axis Scales have the abitlity to hide the first / last automatically generated label.

Enhancements in Nevron Barcode for SSRS

Data Matrix Barcode

Nevron Barcode for SSRS has been enhanced with the following features:
  • Content Alignment - when in Scale mode the barcode content can be alignned to the barcode content area.
  • Show Label - the linear barcode labels can be optionally shown / hidden.
  • Data Matrix - new matrix barcode type.

Support for SQL Server 2016

Nevron Vision for SSRS is now available for SQL Server 2016.

The following table shows the supported version of SQL Reporting Services and the associated report design environment:
SSRS / SSDT Version
Visual Studio Version
SQL Server 2005 (SSRS)
Visual Studio 2005
SQL Server 2008 (SSRS)
Visual Studio 2008
SQL Server 2008 R2 (SSRS)
Visual Studio 2008
SQL Server 2012 (SSDT)
Visual Studio 2010
SQL Server 2012 (SSDT)
Visual Studio 2012 (SSDT-BI for VS2012)
SQL Server 2014 (SSDT)
Visual Studio 2013 (SSDT-BI for VS2013)
SQL Server 2016 (SSDT)
Visual Studio 2015 (SSDT-BI for VS2015)

You can mix different installation of the Nevron SSRS designer and server packages depending on your configuration.

Customer Quotes:

QUOTE We needed a solution that could produce a bar graph with overlaid SEM bars. After some research, we determined that Nevron Chart for SSRS component was the right fit, allowing us to easily produce a graph such as this.

Nevron has been very helpful and responsive to our needs. We are pleased with the product and hope to expand its use in our systems in the future.

David Miller, Manager Software Development
Medical Council of Canada