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SSRS Reporting Services | Linking reports (drilldown) exercise | Create a Drill-Through Matrix
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- Go into SQL Server Management Studio;
- Open the SQL file you've just unzipped (you can press CTRL + O to do this); then
- Execute this script.
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Create a report called Enter The Matrix which contains a matrix showing the number of films released in each Genre and Certificate:
You'll need a dataset which includes the Film, Genre and Certificate tables to do this.
Add an action to the matrix so that clicking one of its data cells opens a report called Down The Rabbit Hole and displays a list of films with the selected genre and certificate:
Here's an idea of what the drill-through report could look like.
Save and close the two reports.