SSRS Reporting Services | Gauges exercise | Two gauges in panel, budget and box office

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Software ==> SSRS Reporting Services  (99 exercises)
Version ==> SSRS 2012 and later
Topic ==> Gauges  (4 exercises)
Level ==> Harder than average
Subject ==> SSRS training
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Create a table/report which uses gauges to show film budgets against film box office takings:

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

This is what your report could look like in design view

A suggestion for how the final report might look is shown below.  In the meantime, here's some information which may be helpful:

  • The title banner is a label, whose height/width is set relative to the containing gauge panel, rather than to one of the individual gauges
  • The font of the title is hard-coded to 6 points, rather than being automatically set according to the text it contains
  • The other two labels are offset relative to the gauge to which they pertain
  • The gauges measure the budget and box office takings divided by one million
  • The scaling of each gauge goes from 0 to 2000, and the number format of the labels has been set

Here is what the final report might look like:

SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 R2 exercise - Gauges (image 2)

The first two and a bit films

Save this report as Multiple Gauges, then close it down.

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