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Report Overview – How To Run All Your Reports

Report Overview – How To Run All Your Reports

Are you also getting tired of navigating through Business Central to run your reports?Do you want to know which custom reports you created in your extensions and run them easily? Then the Report Overview I created is the cure for your problem. What Is The Report Overview? I created the Report Overview for two reasons: Firstly, I wanted an easy way to run and test reports. Secondly, I wanted to open the pages related to my reports so I can…

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Refreshing RDLC Dataset in Visual Studio

Refreshing RDLC Dataset in Visual Studio

Getting Changes from the RDLC Dataset When you design RDL(C) Layouts, you usually work with datasets. The dataset defines which data you can use in your report. When you worked with C/SIDE, there has always been a difference how changes in the RDLC dataset were handled by Visual Studio and Report Builder. Once you had Report Builder opened with a specific dataset, you could not change the dataset and reload the changes without reopening Report Builder. For Visual Studio on…

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RDL(C) Reports with Visual Studio 2017 or Report Builder 2016? – 5 Differences

RDL(C) Reports with Visual Studio 2017 or Report Builder 2016? – 5 Differences

When it comes to designing RDL reports in Microsoft Dynamics NAV / Business Central, there are three different programs which you can use: Visual Studio Report Builder Word Especially as a beginner you will be confronted with a decision between these two fellas: Visual Studio 2017 or Report Builder 2016? Layouts created with Microsoft Word have the file extension .docx. They differ greatly from layouts generated by Microsoft Report Builder (.rdl) and Microsoft Visual Studio (.rdlc). For this reason, I…

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RDLC Reports with Visual Studio 2017 – Prerequisites

RDLC Reports with Visual Studio 2017 – Prerequisites

Our world would be way too easy if we could just download Visual Studio, open an .rdlc file with it and start developing. Like with many things in life, there is one truth for developing RDLC Reports with Visual Studio. The more burdens you overcome, the more fun you will have afterwards. Before you can start developing RDLC reports for Business Central, you have to prepare some things. What We Are Going To Do In this tutorial we will do…

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