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Task 5:  Add a cross tab to the report

In this procedure, you add a cross tab to the report, then you insert data from the cube into the cross tab.

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Choose Data Explorer. Under the first group in the Sales cube, drag STATE and drop it in the cross-tab area that displays the following text:
Drop data field(s) to define rows here
Figure 17-8 shows inserting STATE in this location.

Figure 17-10 Inserting STATE data in the cross tab

Figure 17-8  Inserting STATE data in the cross tab
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From the Sales cube, under Group1, drag PRODUCTLINE and drop it in the cross-tab area that displays the following text:
Drop data field(s) to define columns here
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From the Sales cube, under Summary Field, drag EXTENDED_PRICE and drop it in the cross-tab area that displays the following text:
Drop data field(s) to be summarized here
The cross tab should look like the one shown in Figure 17-9.

Figure 17-11 Cross tab design

Figure 17-9  Cross tab design
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Choose Preview. Figure 17-10 shows a portion of the data that the cross tab displays.

Figure 17-12 Preview of the cross tab data

Figure 17-10  Preview of the cross tab data
The row headings display the states, the column headings display product lines, and the cells display the sales totals. The first cell displays 458563.64, which is the sales total of classic cars sold in California.

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