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Extending Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Cookbook by Alexander Drogin

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Developing Word layout for RDLC reports

Besides an RDLC layout, a report can have a layout designed in MS Word specifically for the task of exporting the report into a Word document. A NAV report object can have two built-in layouts: one RDLC, and one Word layout.

Getting ready

The file name in the source files is REP50070_ItemSalesWordLayout.txt.

The Word layout for the report is in Report50070Layout.docx.

How to do it...

Now we will add a Word layout to the report created in the previous recipe.

  1. Open report 50010 in the Report Designer, then save it as a new report 50070 Item Sales Word Layout.
  2. Create the built-in Word layout for the report: in the main menu, click Tools | Word Layout | New.
  3. Export the layout into a Word file: click Tools | Word Layout ...

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