The primary audience for this course are persons who are new to reporting with Microsoft® SQL Server® Report Builder and SSRS, persons who are transitioning from another reporting software application, and persons who are existing Report Builder and SSRS report authors. The secondary audience for this course are persons who are using Report Designer (SSRS). Course participants may be business analysts, programmer analysts, data analysts, database administrators, or IT professionals and may or may not have experience with Microsoft® SQL Server® Report Builder and SSRS, programming (Visual Basic), and/or Transact-Structured Query Language (T-SQL) experience.
This module introduces the use of the parameter in report writing. Parameters allow a level of self-service reporting wherein the report audience can choose the data to view (date range, department, geography, etc.).
Create Report Parameters
Modify Report Parameters
Provide Default Parameter Values
Provide Available Values for Parameters
Creating Parameterized Reports
Create Single Value Parameter Reports
Create Multi-Value Parameter Reports
Create an Available Values Parameter Report
Create a Parameter Report with Default Values
Modify Existing Parameter Reports.
Describe the key benefits and features of report parameters.
Create parameterized queries and parameterized reports.
Create parameters which accept single values, multiple values, expose or hide the parameter value, provide a list of available parameter values, and provide parameters with default values.
Modify existing parameters and parameter reports.
This module introduces the list data region. List data regions allow report writers free-form control over their reports, whereas, table and matrix reports bind you to a table or matrix data presentation. This free-form feature affords the report writer the ability to truly customize the report.
Introducing the List Data Region
Create Reports Using List Data Regions
Modify Reports Which Use List Data Regions
Creating List Reports
Create a Customer Purchase History Report
Create an Invoice Report
Describe the benefits of list data regions and rectangles in reporting scenarios.
Create reports which display data in multiple columns.
Create reports which take advantage of nested data (master-detail).
Create enhanced reports using list data regions and rectangles.
This module introduces several new report formatting techniques which allow the report writer better control over the data displayed in the report.
Top N Reports
Enhancing Reports with Complex Expressions
Analyze Report Data with Conditional Formatting
Use Complex Expressions in Charts
Calculate a Running Value
Create a TOP N Query for a Matrix
Table Report Alternating Row Colors
Matrix Report Alternating Row Colors with Visual Basic
Create conditional formats for data displayed in a report.
Use complex expressions in charts.
Calculate running values for groups and datasets.
Create TOP N reports for groups and datasets.
Use row banding in a data region.
In this module, students will add images and reports (subreports) to reports, tour and students will be introduced to SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services).
Add Images to Reports
Retrieve Images from a Database
Introducing SSRS (SQL Server Reporting Services) Report Server
Add Subreports to Reports
Working With Images and Subreports
Add Images to an Existing Report
Adding Subreports to a Report
Adding Parameterized Subreports to Reports
Describe the available options for adding images to reports.
Add images to reports.
Describe the features of SSRS Report Server.
Add subreports and parameterized subreports to reports.
This module introduces the ToggleByItem and Action properties to incorporate drilldowns and drillthrough reporting.
Add and Configure Drilldown Reporting
Add and Configure Drillthrough Reporting
Add Drilldown and Drillthrough Functionality to Reports
Add Drilldowns to Control Report Detail
Add Drilldown Behavior to a Group
Add Drilldown Behavior to a Group Hierarchy
Analyze Data using Drillthrough Behaviors in a Chart
Describe the key features of drilldowns and drillthroughs in a report.
Add drilldowns to Reports.
Add drillthroughs to Reports.
Add parameterized drillthroughs to Reports.
This module introduces the ability to create and add charts to reports. Whether through wizard or individual effort, chart reports or charts as report components allow us to visualize data with or without the details.
Adding Sparklines, Data Bars, and Indicators to Reports
Analyze Data with Indicators and Data Bars
Analyze Data with Sparklines
Use Indicators to Analyze Data with a Scorecard
Describe the key features of incorporating mini-charts and mini-gauges in reports.
Add and modify sparklines, data bars, and indicators in reports.