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Stop Reporting Services (SSRS) 2008 from overwriting custom Parameter Datasets

Frustrating little quirk when building reports in SSRS 2008 using Visual Studio 2008.  If you write a custom query against a parameter dataset, and then change a query that references the parameter, the custom query used by the parameter is overwritten and reset to the default. Now, you could keep a copy somewhere and replace it after every update, or, alternatively, use the <rd:SuppressAutoUpdate> tag by editing the rdl file directly. <Query> ... <rd:SuppressAutoUpdate>true</rd:SuppressAutoUpdate> </Query> I was close to raising this as a bug, when I found someone had beaten me to it: