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SQL Server 2012 Reporting Services Blueprints by Mickey Stuewe, Marlon Ribunal

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Creating the report file

Now, we're almost ready to build our first report. We will create our report by building it from scratch by performing the following steps:

  1. Going back to the Solution Explorer window, right-click on the Reports folder. Please take note that selecting the Add New Report option will initialize Report Wizard. Use the wizard to build simple tabular or matrix reports.

    Go ahead if you want to try the wizard but for the purpose of our demonstration, we'll skip the wizard.

  2. Select Add, instead of Add New Report, then select New Item:
    Creating the report file

    Selecting New Item displays the Add New Item dialog box as shown in the following screenshot.

  3. Choose ...

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