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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Reporting Cookbook by Deepak Agarwal, Chhavi Aggarwal, Kamalakannan Elangovan

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Creating auto designs from datasets

There are two ways to design an SSRS report in Visual Studio:

  • Precision design: This is for advanced structured design
  • Auto design: This is for general tabular design

In this recipe, we will create a simple auto design report by using the dataset added in the previous recipe, which will fetch the data and show it in the report.

In auto design, there are layouts that are already built in, and we can choose one in which we want to show the data, based on our preferences.

Getting ready

To develop reports in Dynamics AX 2012 R3, you need Visual Studio, through which you can design, develop, and deploy the reports. SQL Reporting Services must be properly installed and configured. You must also have access to the reporting ...

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