let's create a new Reporting Services project from which to conduct our
a Reporting Services Project
begin, we will launch Reporting Services' Report Designer, found in Microsoft
Visual Studio .NET 2003.
and click, the Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2003 shortcut in the Programs
group, as appropriate.
equivalent on my PC appears as depicted in Illustration 2.
Studio .NET 2003 opens
at the Start page.
--> New from the main menu.
from the cascading menu, as shown in Illustration 3.
Selecting a New Project
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 input, 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
created a Report Project, we are ready to proceed with creating
the new report clone.