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

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Chapter 6. Beyond Tabular Reports

In this chapter, we will cover the following recipes:

  • Creating a matrix report
  • Creating a multicolumn matrix report
  • Creating a column chart report
  • Creating a line chart
  • Gauges in the reports
  • List and rectangle controls in the reports
  • Adding reports to the role center

Introduction

The legacy reporting system in Dynamics AX, which used to develop through the MorphX IDE or X++, had very limited capabilities for rendering data. Something as simple as adding an image and placing it correctly was a massive task, while adding things like graphs and charts was not even imaginable. SSRS takes away this pain and makes it easy to represent data in different formats that offer convenient representation options, making it easier for ...

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