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Microsoft® SQL Server® 2008 Reporting Services Step by Step by Stacia Misner

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Chapter 4. Designing Reports

After completing this chapter, you will be able to:

  • Create a report server project in Business Intelligence Development Studio.

  • Add a new or existing report to a report server project.

  • Add a shared data source to a report server project.

  • Define a dataset.

  • Design a report using data regions and report items.

  • Group and total data in a data region.

  • Embed a report in another report as a subreport.

  • Use properties to define placement and appearance of report items.

  • Define page breaks and set properties related to paging.

  • Add report items to the page header and page footer.

In this chapter, you learn how to use Report Designer in Business Intelligence Development Studio (BI Dev Studio) to develop reports. Many of the principles that ...

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