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SQL Server 2016 Database Reporting [Video]

By : Dallas Harold Snider
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SQL Server 2016 Database Reporting [Video]

By: Dallas Harold Snider

Overview of this book

With SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services, users are excited about being able to visualize their data in new, creative ways for use in presentations, analysis, and decision support—even on mobile devices. In this course, users will receive step-by-step instructions on how to create stunning, high-impact reports. The course starts with an introduction to the technologies employed. Next, users are shown how to create a basic report and then how to format it and add features (such as headers and footers) to make it more readable, impressive, and practical. The course teaches how to create drill-down and drill-through reports. Pie charts, gauges. and maps are next on the agenda and the course wraps up with lessons on how to assemble a dashboard on the SQL Server Reporting Services web portal. This course will empower you to overcome any obstacle while creating interactive, visually-appealing reports using SQL Server 2016 Reporting Services.
Table of Contents (11 chapters)
Chapter 8
Baking Pie and Bar Charts
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Section 3
Creating the Bar Chart Report
A bar chart is an excellent way to show two dimensional data when you have a few data points. The SSRS Bar Chart shares many properties and attributes with the Column Chart. - Create space in the report body for the bar chart and then insert the bar chart - Assign the field in the report data containing the quantity to report to the Values field - Assign the field in the report data containing the quantity descriptor to the Category Groups field