Exercise: Report using basic parameters - directors by D.O.B.

This exercise is provided to allow potential course delegates to choose the correct Wise Owl Microsoft training course, and may not be reproduced in whole or in part in any format without the prior written consent of Wise Owl.

The answer to the exercise will be included and explained if you attend the course listed below!

Category ==> SSRS Reporting Services  (53 exercises)
Topic ==> Parameters using Stored Procedures  (2 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Course ==> Advanced SSRS
Before you can do this exercise, you'll need to download and unzip this file (if you have any problems doing this, click here for help).

You need a minimum screen resolution of about 700 pixels width to see our exercises. This is because they contain diagrams and tables which would not be viewable easily on a mobile phone or small laptop. Please use a larger tablet, notebook or desktop computer, or change your screen resolution settings.

The aim of this exercise is to create the following report:

Directors for date parameters

The report should show all of the directors born between two given dates.

First create a stored procedure called spDirectorsCut to show all of the directors born between two parameters (@MinDob and @MaxDob, say).

Create a report called Directors Cut (with apologies to Vicki for the lack of apostrophe) based on this stored procedure.  For the title, you'll need to use an expression similar to:

="Directors born between " &
format(Parameters!MinDob.Value,"dd/MM/yyyy") & " and " &

What happens if you enter two dates which return no directors?  Customise the NoRows properties of the table to allow for this:

NoRows message set

An example of what you might see if you enter invalid dates.

Close your report down!

This page has 0 threads Add post