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Extending Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2016 Cookbook by Alexander Drogin

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Using built-in expressions in the report layout designer

We will create a totaling section in the report described in the previous recipe.

Getting ready

Before beginning this recipe, complete the walk-throughs Writing C/AL code in a report and Writing RDLC code in a report. Instead of performing all the steps manually, you can import the base object from the file REP50040_RDLCCode.txt.

File name in source files: REP50050_BuiltInExpressions.txt.

How to do it...

  1. All changes explained further will be made in the RDLC project - the NAV dataset and C/AL code will be left unchanged. To begin working with the designer, open the report layout in Visual Studio.
  2. In the Row Groups part, select the Details group, right-click and choose Add Total/After:

    This action ...

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