About this course

Course type Performance Plus
Course code QASQLRS
Duration 2 Days

This two-day instructor-led course provides delegates with the knowledge and skills to produce reports using Report Designer. The course focuses on teaching individuals how to use the product features and tools related to data retrieval, visualisations and deployment.

Please note - This course covers Report Designer as part of Visual Studio / SQL Server Data Tools - Business Intelligence(SSDT-BI).

There is no exam or certification related to this course.

Target Audience:

This course is intended for end users and IT staff who will produce reports for their organisation, department or group.

Prerequisites

  • Basic knowledge of the Microsoft Windows operating system and its core functionality. (Use windows explorer / internet explorer (i.e. things like find web page, create a folder); Login (CTRL ALT DELETE); Use a mouse, start menu etc.)
  • Knowledge of Transact-SQL and MDX queries would be an advantage but not essential.

Delegates will learn how to

At the end of this course you will be able to:

  • Publish reports to a report server
  • Create data sources and data sets
  • Work with tablix reports
  • Work with report visualisations
  • Add interactivity to reports

Outline

Module 1 : Overview of Report Designer

Module 2 : Adding data sources and data sets

  • Use various data sources and data sets including TSQL and MDX
  • Set source connection and credentials
  • Shared data sources and datasets

Module 3 : Tabular Reports

  • Set page and report settings
  • Review the different tabular report data regions (table, matrix and list)
  • Set textbox properties such as number formatting
  • Set table sorting and interactive sorting
  • Add groups to columns and rows
  • Add a document map
  • Add interactivity with expand and collapse using hide and show

Module 4 : Visualisations

  • Review chart types available
  • Add visualisations to a report: Chart; Gauge; Subreport; Images
  • Add maps
  • New Visualisations: Sparklines; Data bars; Indicators
  • Shared data sets
  • Report parts

Module 5 : Interactivity

  • Add parameters
  • Linked parameters
  • Actions

Performance Plus

2 Days

Duration
Microsoft SQL Server
Delivery Method

Delivery method

Classroom / Attend from Anywhere

Receive classroom training at one of our nationwide training centres, or attend remotely via web access from anywhere.

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