Exercise: Showing Percentage Totals using Variables

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Category ==> SSRS Reporting Services  (53 exercises)
Topic ==> Variables  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Course ==> Advanced SSRS
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First, create a report called Iffy data, to contain a dataset showing the number of films for each certificate:

Number of films by certificate

We've sorted the certificates by order of CertificateId.

The aim of this exercise is to create a table as follows:

Table showing percentages per certificate
 

This table will refer to the total number of films 8 times (once per row, and once for the column heading).  To speed things up, first create a report variable to hold the total number of films in the dataset.  You can now create your report!

When you've finished, close down your report.

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