I’m very excited to announce the coming release of my new book: Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 Professional Reporting. Because of the success of Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2009: Professional Reporting, I was asked to create an update towards Dynamics NAV 2015. I gently declined this request and proposed instead to completely rewrite the book. The reason was simple. Read More →

If you have developed a report you will surely have experienced this annoying issue. Every time you perform the View, Layout action within the Report Dataset Designer and Visual Studio opens, you have to manually go to the View menu and select Report Data to be able to see the Report Data Pane. Then, because you Read More →

This is actually a small post about the ProcessingOnly report property in Dynamics NAV. You probably already know that you can use it to create a report object that acts as a code unit, but with the advantages of using data items to create nested loops and a request page to allow for dynamics filtering Read More →

In Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 it is now possible, again, to implement Page X of Y for document reports. In previous versions of RDLC the problem was that in a typical document report the content of the body was put in a List container to implement the Number Of Copies option. Via the List we Read More →

Imagine you have to create a report, for example a Document, and there’s certain information, like for example Sales Conditions, that only need to be printed on the footer of the last page. How do you do that in RDLC? A good thing is always to investigate if there’s a property that you can use. Read More →

A couple of days ago when I was delivering a Report Design in Dynamics NAV 2009 training one of the students had a very strange problem. Being an experienced trainer I thought I had seen all possible bugs and ‘undocumented features’ of the Report Designer, but this one I had never seen before. What happened? Read More →

Dynamics NAV Day at Decisions Spring 2012 is June 20, 2012. You can register here for the event. Have a look at the sessions & agenda: here And did I mention it’s a virtual conference (free of charge). Like last time, there’s also a session about Tips & tricks in NAV 2009 Reporting: http://decisions.msdynamicsworld.com/session/tips-tricks-report-design-msdymanics-nav-2009 In this Read More →

Recently I was contacted by a fellow blogger, who had been scratching his head because of disappearing labels. The report in question was, for some unknown reason, not displaying all captions. It was a report with multiple data indented items. The strange thing was that when one of the data items was removed, the labels would show Read More →