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 | Embedding code exercise | Using embedded code to calculate profit margin
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The aim of this exercise is to show the profit margin for the 10 most expensive films:
For each film, we'll calculate and show the profit margin.
To do this, first create a new report called Ice is better than water, and within this create a table as shown above.
To get the top 10 films, create a dataset ordering the films in descending film budget order, then amend the SQL string generated so that it begins: SELECT TOP 10 ...
Now create an embedded function to calculate the profit margin using the following formula:
Call your embedded function within an expression to display the profit margin:
What your profit margin expression might look like.
Finally close your report down!