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Passing Parameters via Action Go To URL

Passing Parameters via Action Go To URL

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I am trying to pass a parameter from one report to another. I will be passing a YYYYMM from one report to another. In the first report, you choose your 'beginPeriod', in the format YYYYMM and view report. In the report is a link to a second report. In the second report, there is also a beginPeriod. When the 2nd report is accessed, it should automatically run using the passed YYYYMM. AND there should be a parameter window with the YYYYMM filled in, but you should have the option to change it and run again.

report 1


The gotoURL link looks like this: ="http://xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx/Pages/Report.aspx?ItemPath=...=" & Parameters!beginPeriod.Value

When you click the link, the URL in the address bar is

http://xxxxxxxxxxxx/Pages/Report.aspx?ItemPath=%2f...

So the parameter is passing correct.

But the report is not running, because the beginPeriod parameter in report 2 just shows this:



The passed value is definitely one of the available values in the dropdown on the 2nd report. Is there a way to get the 2nd report to default to the passed value and execute?

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