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SSRS Reporting Services | Using SQL views exercise | Create a report on a view including multiple film tables
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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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In Management Studio create a new view called vwFilmTables which combines information from these tables:
All of these tables give information about films.
Here's what your view should show:
The view should show the certificate, language, country, studio, director, name and genre for each film!
Use your view to create a report called All about films showing a matrix comparing any two of the fields in your view (you can choose!):
Here the author has gone for Genre by Country.
Close your report, reflecting on how nice it would be if you could choose the row and column from a dropdown parameter ...