This topic discusses how to create your first report with Standalone Report Designer
Your system must have the following installed to use this tutorial:
Microsoft SQL Server
AdventureWorks database. If you have a running local instance of MS SQL Server the AdventureWorks database is installed by the Telerik Reporting installation. Additionally the sample database can be found and manually installed from http://msftdbprodsamples.codeplex.com/
Telerik Report Designer application. The application comes with the Telerik Reporting installation.
Select File | New | from the Telerik Report Designer File menu. Click on the Telerik Report template. Create file dialog opens.
Give the new report definition a name and click Save. The Create file dialog closes and a new tab with the new report definition opens.
The Report Wizards will appear automatically to help you select data and design your report quickly. For more information see How To: Use the Report Wizard to create a Band Report.