Report Builder 2016 videos | Report Builder Pt 4.4 - Importing Datasets from SQL Query Files

Posted by Andrew Gould on 24 December 2020

This video explains how to import an SQL query file to create a dataset in a Report Builder report. You'll learn how to import a query into a dataset, as well as how to create your own queries using either a simple text editor such as Notepad, or a more sophisticated application like SQL Server Management Studio.

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This video has the following accompanying files:

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Oscar Winning Films.sql SQL query

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