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Institute of IT Trainers - Freelance Trainer of the Year 2006 & 2009
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Welcome to our blog of scribbles and musings designed to share with YOU our insights, knowledge and experience from training, designing and writing reports using Crystal Reports, SQL Server Reporting Services and Crystal Dashboarding (Xcelsius) for our customers.

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November

How Do I Show the 3 Largest Sales Figures per Group on One Row in SQL Server Reporting Service 2008 R2

During a recent SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 R2 consultancy, the delegate wanted to know how to display the 3 highest values per group as a single record.

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May

How Can I Get All the Dates between 2 Parameter Dates

During an SQL Server Reporting Services consultancy, the client needed to see the performance of the sales team over a period of time

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January

How Do I Create a Sentence Case Text Field in SQL?

During a recent SQL server reporting writing project, the client wanted to display a text field that has various cases for the two values stored within, and wanted it standardised to sentence case.

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November

How Do I Add A Null to the Where Clause In list in SQL?

During a recent SQL training course one of the delegates asked "How Do I add Nulls to the In list of values in the SQL Where Clause"?

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13
October

How Do I write a percentage formula in SQL

During a recent training session, a number of delegates asked how do they write a percentage formula, that does not result in 0.

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September

How Do I Calculate the Last Friday of the Previous Month using SQL

During a recent SQL Server Reporting Services report writing project I needed to write some SQL to calculate the last Friday of the previous month for report parameters

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July

How Do I Calculate the 1st Monday of the Previous Month using SQL

During a recent SQL Server Reporting Services report writing project I needed to write some SQL to calculate the 1st Monday of the previous month for report parameters

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June

How Do I Calculate the Top N Sales by Group using SQL?

During a recent SQL Server Reporting Services 2008 R2 consultancy the client wanted to know how to return the Top N Sales by Group

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May