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How to: Create a Linked Report (Report Manager)

To create a linked report

  1. In Report Manager, open the report that you want to link to, and then click the Properties tab. The General Properties page appears.

  2. Click Create Linked Report.

  3. Type a name for the new linked report. Optionally type a description.

  4. To select a different folder for the report, click Change Location. Click the folder you want to use, or type the folder name in the Location box. Click OK. If you do not select a different folder, the linked report is created in the current folder (where the report it is based on is stored).

  5. Click OK. The linked report opens.

    A linked report's icon differs from other items managed by a report server. The following icon indicates a linked report:

    Linked report icon

See Also


How to: Open and Close a Report (Report Manager)


Adding, Modifying, and Deleting Linked Reports
Linked Reports
Report Manager How-to Topics
Report Manager

Other Resources

New Linked Report Page (Report Manager)
Choose Linked Report Location Page (Report Manager)
General Properties Page (Reports, Report Manager)

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