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SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services Cookbook by Robert C. Cain, Dinesh Priyankara

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Creating reports with a table data region

It's time to create your first report. The most basic of all reports is the table report. This is a row-by-row listing of information. In the process, we'll learn much about the SSDT report interface, including how to use many of the windows within SSDT.

Getting ready...

Before writing any reports, we first need a data source. With SQL Server 2016, Microsoft introduced an entirely new set of sample databases named Wide World Importers. You can find the announcement, along with download links, on the Microsoft website at https://blogs.technet.microsoft.com/dataplatforminsider/2016/06/09/wideworldimporters-the-new-sql-server-sample-database/ . If you find that a lot to type, you can use the shortcut, http://bit.ly/packtwwi ...

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