Calendar Element (RDL)

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Specifies the calendar to use to format dates.

Datatype Characteristics

Characteristic Description

Data type and length


Default value


Element Relationships

Relationship Element

Parent elements

Style Element (RDL)

Child elements



The Calendar element contains an expression that evaluates to one of the following values:

  • Gregorian
  • Gregorian Arabic
  • Gregorian Middle East French
  • Gregorian Transliterated English
  • Gregorian Transliterated French
  • Gregorian US English
  • Hebrew
  • Hijiri
  • Japanese
  • Korea
  • Taiwan
  • Thai
  • Buddhist

The Calendar element applies only to the Chart and Textbox report items. Calendar does not apply to the Line, Rectangle, Image, Subreport, Tablix, and Body report items.

See Also


Report Definition Language XML Schema
Report Definition XML Elements


Report Definition Language Data Types

Other Resources

Development (Reporting Services)
Formatting Report Items

Help and Information

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