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Placeholder images for testing reports

Lorem Ipsum has long been used to provide placeholder text for testing report and document layouts. Programs such as Microsoft Word have also included options for generating sample text. (For example, type =rand() anywhere in a blank area of a Microsoft Word document and hit enter).

Matthew Roche and Donald Farmer both sent me a link the other day to an online service that provides placeholder images. This could be quite useful when testing report layouts in SQL Server Reporting Services.

You'll find it here:


As an example, here's a random sports image. Of course I have no idea what you'll see on this page :-)

Published Monday, December 17, 2012 11:38 AM by Greg Low

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