SSRS Reporting Services | Expressions exercise | Expressions - profit per minute, plus page header

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Software ==> SSRS Reporting Services  (99 exercises)
Version ==> SSRS 2012 and later
Topic ==> Expressions  (8 exercises)
Level ==> Average difficulty
Subject ==> SSRS training
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Create a new report, and within it a dataset based on the tblFilm table, listing:

  • The name of the film (FilmName)
  • The running time in minutes (FilmRunTimeMinutes )
  • The budget in dollars (FilmBudgetDollars )

Design a report to show for each film the budget per minute, using the notes below this picture as a guide:

SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 R2 exercise - Expressions (image 1)

Spider-Man 3 had the biggest budget, but wasn't the most expensive per-minute film

Some notes on creating this report:

  • Create an expression to calculate the budget per minute (it will be the film budget divided by the running time)
  • Change the properties of the table so that it sorts by this same expression
  • Add a page header, and within this add two text boxes to get the heading shown

When you've finished, save your report as Animated films cost a lot, then close it down.

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