Exercise: Choose gender of director, and colour report accordingly

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Category ==> SSRS Reporting Services  (53 exercises)
Topic ==> Dropdown parameters  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Course ==> Advanced SSRS
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Create a report called Gender stereotyping, then within this manually create a parameter which has three possible values for gender:

Dropdown of genders

When you run the report initially, you see a dropdown of 3 possible values, with the first being the default.


Create a stored procedure which lists out all of the actors for any given value of the gender parameter (make sure you choose the same parameter name in your stored procedure as you used when creating the parameter, otherwise SSRS will create a new parameter alongside the existing one).

Get your report to show all of the actors for the gender chosen, colouring the report pink if you choose Female or blue if you choose Male.  For example:

List of all actors List of female actors, in pink
If you're not bothered. If you choose Female.

Close this report down!

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