a Copy of the Territory Sales Drilldown Report
have noted, we will be working with a copy of the Territory Sales Drilldown
report, to keep the original sample intact for easy access and use at another
the Reports folder underneath the newly created shared data source, in
the Solution Explorer.
--> Add Existing Item from the cascading context menus
that appear, as depicted in Illustration 12.
Illustration 12: Adding
the Report to the Project ...
Existing Item - RS016 dialog appears.
When we installed
Reporting Services, the default installation point for the sample report files
was the Samples folder within the Reporting Services program
folder. A common example of this default path is as follows:
C:\Microsoft SQL Server\MSSQL\Reporting
Using the Add Existing Item - RS016 dialog, navigate to the location
of the sample reports in your own environment.
example of the Add Existing Item - RS016 dialog, having been pointed to
the Samples folder
(which contains the Territory Sales Drilldown report we seek), appears as shown in Illustration 13.
Navigating to the Sample Reports Folder ...
the Territory Sales Drilldown report inside the dialog.
from the context menu that appears, as depicted in Illustration 14.
Performing a Quick Copy of the FoodMart Sales Report
Within the Add Existing Item - RS016
dialog, navigate to
the RS016 folder we created earlier.
somewhere in the white space inside the RS016 folder, within the dialog.
from the context menu that appears, as shown in Illustration 15.
Illustration 15: Select
Paste to Complete Copying ...
of the Territory Sales Drilldown report appears within the dialog.
the new file.
from the context menu that appears.
following name in place of the highlighted existing name:
AdHocSort_Territory Sales Drilldown.rdl
NOTE: Be sure to include the .rdl extension in the file name.
copy of the Territory Sales Drilldown sample report appears as depicted
in Illustration 16.
Illustration 16: The New Report, AdHocSort_Territory
Select the new
file by clicking it, if necessary.
on the dialog box to add the new report to report project RS016.
AdHocSort_Territory Sales Drilldown.rdl appears in the Reports folder,
within the RS016
project tree in the Solution Explorer, as shown in Illustration 17.
Illustration 17: The New Report Appears
in Solution Explorer - Report Folder
created a copy of the functional report, we are now ready to make the
enhancements requested by the AdventureWorks information consumers.