Lesson 1: Creating a Report Server Project for the Parameter Tutorial

New: 17 July 2006

This tutorial builds on the Sales Order report that was created in the previous tutorial. If you already have this report open, skip these steps. For more information about the previous tutorial, see Tutorial: Adding Grouping, Sorting, and Formatting to a Basic Report.

To open an existing report project

  1. Click Start, point to Programs, point to Microsoft SQLServer 2005, and then click Business Intelligence Development Studio.

  2. On the File menu, point to Open, and then click Project/Solution.

  3. Navigate to the location of the project file that was created in the previous tutorial. The project should be located in the Tutorial folder.

  4. Select Tutorial.rptproj and then click Open.

  5. In the Solution Explorer window, double-click on Sales Orders.rdl to open the report. If necessary, click the Data tab to open the report in Data view.


    If the Solution Explorer window is not visible, on the View menu, click Solution Explorer.

Next Steps

You have successfully opened the Tutorial project that contains the report you will work with. Next, you will add parameters to filter the report by date. See Lesson 2: Adding Parameters to Filter by Date.

See Also


Tutorial: Adding Parameters to a Basic Tabular Report

Help and Information

Getting SQL Server 2005 Assistance