Exercise: Report on a cube, with a page header/footer and an expression

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Category ==> Report Builder 3.0  (42 exercises)
Topic ==> Expressions  (5 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Course ==> Report Builder
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If you haven't already done so, restore the database in the above folder into Analysis Services in Management Studio (not for copying or commercial use).  The database should contain 3 dimensions and one cube called MAM.

Create a new report based on the Centre, Town and Quantity dimension attributes and measures.

Create a calculated field giving the centre and town concatenated together, as shown in the report below.  Create a report (to include a page header and footer also) to get something like this:

Page header and footer

The page header should show the execution date/time, and the page footer should show the page number. Your report will have many fewer pages than this!


Save this report as Simple formula, then close it down.

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