Exercise: Create table showing films - sorted and filtered

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Category ==> Report Builder 3.0  (42 exercises)
Topic ==> Tables  (6 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Course ==> Report Builder
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The aim of this exercise is to produce a table of all films winning more than 10 nominations, suitably ordered.  Here's how to do this!

First create a new report, and within this create a dataset to include the following fields:

  • FilmName, FilmOscarNominations and FilmOscarWins from the tblFilm table
  • StudioName from the tblStudio table

Create a table to list out all of the films in this dataset.

Change the properties of your table to add sorting and filtering so that:

  • The films are listed in order of nominations received (with the highest number first).  Where two or more films have the same number of nominations, they are sorted by their film name.
  • Only films receiving more than 10 nominations are shown.

Turn the page to see an example of what your final report might look like ...

Here is what your final report might look like:

Report Builder 3.0 exercise - Tables (image 1)

The table is suitably sorted and filtered

Save this report as Winning is what counts, though.  After all, anyone can be nominated for an Oscar ...

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