7.5. Run a Report
You run a report by clicking the report link in Report Manager. This example section walks through running a report and some of the functionality automatically provided by Reporting Services.
Click on the Employee List report link in the Report Manager Home page. Reporting Services renders the report and it is returned to your browser as shown in the following figure.
Figure 7-16. Report Manager: Employee List Report
As mentioned earlier, Reporting Services tabular reports automatically support paging, navigation, printing, exporting (XML, CSV, TIFF, PDF, Web archive, and Excel), zooming, searching, and sorting (click on the arrows in the column headings). Access these features through the toolbar above the report.
For example, to export the report as an Excel file, follow these steps:
Excel launches with an export of the report as shown in the following figure.
Figure 7-17. Excel Export: Employee List Report