WISE OWL EXERCISES
SSRS REPORTING SERVICES EXERCISES
- Designing a Simple Report (3)
- Data sources and datasets (1)
- Tables (5)
- Grouping tables (6)
- Expressions (8)
- Pages and printing (2)
- Parameters (15)
- Indicators (3)
- Gauges (4)
- Matrices (5)
- Charts (6)
- Data bars and sparklines (2)
- Lists (4)
- Subreports (2)
- Revision of expressions (3)
- Variables (3)
- Embedding code (3)
- Basic Custom Assemblies (2)
- Examples of custom assemblies (1)
- Customising reports (2)
- Using SQL views (3)
- Stored procedures in SSRS (2)
- Stored procedure parameters (2)
- Dropdowns with procedures (3)
- Multivalue parameter procedures (1)
- Improving report navigation (2)
- Linking reports (drilldown) (4)
- Dynamic reports (2)
SSRS Reporting Services | Dropdowns with procedures exercise | Linked dropdowns with customised SELECT A VALUE
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- Go into SQL Server Management Studio;
- Open the SQL file you've just unzipped (you can press CTRL + O to do this); then
- Execute this script.
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This exercise should keep even the most able delegate busy for a bit! Create a report (called Florence, perhaps) which looks like this when you first preview it:
When you first preview the report, you must choose a film certificate.
When you choose a certificate (PG in our example), you can immediately click on View Report to show all actors/characters who appeared in films for this certificate:
You should see all of the films (and their actors) for this certificate.Â
However, you should also be able to choose a film:
Notice that the first film says SELECT FILM - you should give this a value of 0.
If you choose a film, you should only see actors who appear in that one film:
If you choose a film, you should just see that film's characters.
Let your trainer know if you finish all of the above, and he'll probably make you a drink as a reward!