SSRS Reporting Services | Linking reports (drilldown) exercise | Create a Drill-Through Column Chart

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Software ==> SSRS Reporting Services  (96 exercises)
Version ==> SSRS 2016 and later
Topic ==> Linking reports (drilldown)  (4 exercises)
Level ==> Harder than average
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Create a report called Clickable Columns which contains a chart showing the average run time of films made in different countries with different certificates:

Chart

Add a tooltip like the one shown here.

Add an action to the chart so that clicking on a column will open a report called Country Certificate Films which displays a list of films matching the country and certificate you have clicked on:

Drillthrough report

The drill-through report can be fairly basic in appearance.

Modify the second report so that it shows the name of the country and certificate that you've selected:

Table header

You could do this by creating two extra parameters.

Save and close both reports.

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