SSRS Reporting Services | Dropdowns with procedures exercise | Show films for certificate chosen from drop list

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Software ==> SSRS Reporting Services  (99 exercises)
Version ==> SSRS 2012 and later
Topic ==> Dropdowns with procedures  (3 exercises)
Level ==> Relatively easy
Courses ==> Fast track SSRS  /  Advanced SSRS
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Create two stored procedures:

  • One called spDropDownCertificate to list the film certificates (if you order them by the CertificateId field, they should appear in a sensible order); and
  • One called spFilmsForCertificate to list the films for a given certificate id.

Use these to create the following report (called Brian, say) so that initially you have to choose a certificate:

Certificate dropdown

The Value field is the CertificateId, whereas the Label field (the one visible) is Certificate.

 

When you choose to view the report, you should then see all of the films for this certificate:

U certificate films

What you should see if you choose U films, say. Notice that the title has been customised to show the label for the parameter value chosen.

 

Close this report down! 

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