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

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Using a custom report template

Custom templates save time. In fact, designing your report templates should be part of the preparation of every new SSRS projects.

Let's use the template that we just created:

  1. In the Solution Explorer, select the Report folder and add a new report:
    Using a custom report template
  2. That displays the Add New Item dialog box. Simply select our custom template from the template option:
    Using a custom report template

That's it. Create your report as usual. If you want your reports to have a consistent branding, using a template is the way to go. Plus, it's a time-saver if you're really concerned ...

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