Create a Copy of the Sales Order Detail Report
have noted, we will begin with a copy of the Reporting Services 2005
Sales Order Detail report, which we will use for our practice exercise
in meeting the business requirements of the Adventure Works information
the Reports folder underneath the Shared Data Sources folder, in
the Solution Explorer.
--> Existing Item ... from the cascading context menus
that appear, as shown in Illustration 10.
Illustration 10: Adding
the Report to the Project ...
Existing Item AdventureWorks Sample Reports dialog appears.
the actual location of the sample
reports (we provided the default path earlier), if the dialog has not defaulted
example of the Add Existing Item AdventureWorks Sample Reports dialog dialog,
having been pointed to the sample Reports folder (which contains the Sales
Order Detail report we seek), appears as partially shown in Illustration 11.
the Sales Order Detail report inside the dialog.
from the context menu that appears, as depicted in Illustration 12.
somewhere in the white space inside the Add Existing Item AdventureWorks Sample Reports dialog.
from the context menu that appears, as shown in Illustration 13.
Illustration 13: Select
Paste within the New Folder ...
of the Sales Order Detail report appears within the dialog.
the new file.
from the context menu that appears.
following name in place of the highlighted existing name:
NOTE: Be sure to include the .rdl extension in the file name.
renamed copy of the Sales Order Detail sample report appears as depicted
in Illustration 14.
The New Report File, RS024_Interactive Sort.rdl
white space to the right of the file name, to accept the new name we have
new file by clicking it.
on the dialog box to add the new report to report project AdventureWorks
in the Reports folder, within the AdventureWorks Sample Reports project tree
in the Solution Explorer, as shown in Illustration 15.
15: The New Report Appears in Solution Explorer Report Folder
From the main menu in the
design environment, select File ---> Save All, as depicted in Illustration
16: Select File --> Save All to Save Our Work So Far ...
We now have a clone report file within our Reporting Services
2005 Project, with which we can proceed in the next section to add interactive