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 (9)
- 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)
- Stored procedures in SSRS (2)
- Parameters using Stored Procedures (2)
- Dropdown parameters (9)
- Multivalue dropdowns (1)
- Improving report navigation (2)
- Linking reports (drilldown) (4)
- Dynamic reports (2)
SSRS Reporting Services | Dropdown parameters exercise | Choose gender of director, and colour report accordingly
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Create a report called Gender stereotyping, then within this manually create a parameter which has three possible values for gender:
When you run the report initially, you see a dropdown of 3 possible values, with the first being the default.
Create a stored procedure which lists out all of the actors for any given value of the gender parameter (make sure you choose the same parameter name in your stored procedure as you used when creating the parameter, otherwise SSRS will create a new parameter alongside the existing one).
Get your report to show all of the actors for the gender chosen, colouring the report pink if you choose Female or blue if you choose Male. For example:
|If you're not bothered.||If you choose Female.|
Close this report down!