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Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Now Supported for RDLC Report Design 

We are happy to announce that we have added support for using Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 (Professional, Premium, and Ultimate editions) to create and modify RDLC reports. This lets you use the latest version of Microsoft Visual Studio when designing reports for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2. To enable Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 support, you...

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AX Content: Using Power View with Dynamics AX 

Have you heard about Power View? Microsoft introduced the interactive data exploration, visualization, and presentation tool with SQL Server 2012. You can use it with Microsoft Dynamics AX to build some amazing-looking reports. It’s just another reporting tool, isn’t it? I’ve been a technical writer for 14 years. I’ve seen my fair share of reporting...

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Memory usage in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 print preview 

Periodically we receive requests where customers asking us about RTC print preview consumes all available memory and computers hangs. Repro scenarios are more/less similar: run report, click preview, go per pages up/down, close report. Run another report, click preview, go per pages up down and… RTC hangs. If we look to memory usage, NAV is using all...

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NEW Jet Reports Player for Microsoft Dynamics NAV 

We are excited to announce that the new Jet Reports Player for Microsoft Dynamics NAV is available from the Windows 8 app store. This app enables business users to easily download, find, organize and share Microsoft Excel reports and dashboards for Microsoft Dynamics® NAV    ...

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We want to hear from you! Participate in the Microsoft Dynamics AX product suggestions program 

Make your opinion count! Give us your product suggestions and help to make future versions of the Microsoft Dynamics AX applications better. Use this Microsoft Connect site to submit your product suggestions for Microsoft Dynamics products. Search existing suggestions and vote on suggestions submitted by others. Your feedback counts – future versions and enhancements of...

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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 Reporting Design Guidelines 

Reports join different views of data in one place. You design reports in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 using the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment and Microsoft Reporting Services. For Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, we have created report design guidelines to help you take advantage of the power of Microsoft Reporting Services. Design Concepts The basis...

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Report Refactoring in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 

Back when we released Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009 and transformed all our classic reports to RDLC reports, dataset field names were auto-generated and were also used in the RDLC definition of the report object. This solution did a great job ofmaking the reports work with RDLC, but the auto-generated names were not meaningful. For Microsoft...

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Reports Enhanced in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 

Reports join different views of data in one place. In Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013, reports are delivered in RDLC 2008 format, supported by Visual Studio 2010. The RDLC 2008 format and Visual Studio 2010 offers Microsoft Dynamics NAV reports much more richness, so that the reports can be compelling, more readable, and more easily understood....

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AX 2012 Print destination settings dialog does not show up due to WMI error 

I recently came across a case where the printer destination settings dialog typically used by report to select print destination does not show up. The cause we found is that an exception occurs when Dynamics AX client queries existing printer from hosted machine.  The code is from Forms\SRSPrintDestinationSettingsForm\printerMap() at line 30 which is a call...

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Reporting: How to translate parameters values 

Sometime ago I run into following problem. I followed step provided in msdn article: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/gg724119.aspx After that I have generated Precision Design and I have edited it to display parameter values with which the report was run:       I printed report in NL-BE language – parameters are not translated:       b. use the new created...

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