Create a Reporting
begin, we will launch Reporting Services' Report Designer, found in Microsoft
Visual Studio .NET 2003.
the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 shortcut in the Programs
group, as appropriate.
equivalent on my PC appears as depicted in Illustration 2.
--> New from the main menu.
from the cascading menu, as shown in Illustration 3.
Project dialog appears. Business Intelligence Projects appears in
the Project Types tree, indicating an installation of Reporting
Click Business Intelligence Projects in the Project Types tree, if necessary.
Project in the Templates list.
following into the Name box, leaving other settings at default:
Navigate to a
location in which to place the Report Project files.
The New Project
dialog appears, with our additions, as depicted in Illustration 4.
Illustration 4: The New
Projects Dialog, with Addition
new project appears in the Solution Explorer (upper right corner
of the Visual Studio .NET interface), as we see in Illustration 5.
Illustration 5: The New
Project Appears in the Solution Explorer
Having created a Report
Project, we are ready to proceed with creating the new report clone.
the Territory Sales Drilldown Report to Include Ad Hoc Sorting
In this section, we
will copy the existing Territory Sales Drilldown report, and then open
it in Reporting Services' Report Designer, where we will begin the
modifications that the information consumers have requested.