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Designing Report Models: Tutorials

You can use the following tutorials to learn about ad hoc reporting features in Reporting Services. The tutorials can help you learn necessary skills for creating models that you can use in Report Builder or Report Model Query Designer. For more information about using Report Builder, see Report Builder 1.0 How-to Topics. To find more Reporting Services tutorials, see How Do I Find Tutorials (Reporting Services).

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  • Creating Model-Based Reports in Report Designer
    Create reports based on report models within Report Designer and then use Report Designer's functionality to continue to design your report. By using the Report Model Query Designer, you can create a data source, connect to an existing report model, add the fields that you want to your query, and then modify the report definition using Report Designer.

  • Creating a Report Model
    Create a report model based on the AdventureWorks sample database. Set up connection information, define a view of the data source, define a report model, and publish the model a report server.

  • Refining a Report Model in Model Designer
    Modify a report model that was generated using Model Designer to understand how you can improve the client reporting experience.

  • Creating a Report Model Based on an Analysis Services Cube
    Create an Analysis Services cube-based model using Report Manager or Management Studio.

  • Applying Security Filters to Model Items
    Apply row-level security to an entity within the Adventure Works report model by using the SecurityFilters collection and then apply the requisite security settings in Management Studio.

  • Customizing Report Builder Clickthrough Reports
    Create a Report Builder report and then use it as a customized clickthrough report.