Report Builder | Tables exercise | Create a beautifully formatted and filtered table

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Software ==> Report Builder  (42 exercises)
Version ==> RB 3 or RB 2016
Topic ==> Tables  (6 exercises)
Level ==> Harder than average
Subject ==> Report Builder training
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Create the following report, using the thoughts below:

Report Builder 3.0 exercise - Tables (image 1)

The report lists the 4 films made by directors whose names start with an E

Some thoughts to help you:

  • The border effect shown was achieved by putting the table in a rectangle
  • The number formatting code used to scale all of the numbers to the nearest million was $#,##0,,"m"
  • The filter shows all of the films where the DirectorName field is Like E*
  • The films are sorted alphabetically by film name

When (if?) you've finished, save this report as E-Directors.

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