Visual Studio Report Designer: Using External Image

Add a table > Link table to a datasource
> Put an image in a cell.
> Image > Properties >
    > “Select the Image Source” to “External”
    > “Use this image” > set to a data source field
> Your Form > Report Viewer > Local Report >Enable External Images > “True”

Example of file names passed:
file:\\ServerName\Directory\SubDirectory\Filename.jpg

see
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/File_URI_scheme

but beware of “Percent-encoding” special characters, which include # and others

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Percent-encoding

so ABC#123.jpg will become ABC%23123.jpg

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