A matrix is an interesting representation format with a two-dimensional view of the data, allowing capabilities to consolidate by row and column. This recipe will discuss how to add and use a matrix data region in reports. Also discussed is the totaling capabilities in matrix reports.
This recipe is broken down into two sections. In the basic report design section we will build a simple RDP that will be used in this recipe as well as in other recipes found in this chapter and the actual recipe is in the second section.