Report Builder | Parameters exercise | Create a report based on a cube, with linked dropdowns

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Software ==> Report Builder  (42 exercises)
Version ==> RB 3 or RB 2016
Topic ==> Parameters  (7 exercises)
Level ==> Harder than average
Subject ==> Report Builder training
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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 the following report, which has 3 dropdowns (see below for how to get the title working):

Report with dropdowns

The dropdowns will automatically be linked together, since they all come from the Geography dimension.

To get the title working, use an expression similar to this:

Expression for title

The expression joins the chosen values for each parameter together separated by commas, and then throws a blank line (or Visual Basic Carriage Return Line Feed) after each.

Save this report as Linked dropdowns, then close it down.

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