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

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Using AXEnumProvider as the dataset for parameters in reports

When you use Enum as a parameter in reports, it works well within the AX client. However, to deploy it to the Enterprise Portal (EP), the parameter lookup must be built through the AX Enum provider. This recipe will discuss how an Enum provider can be added to a report and used in parameters.

Getting ready

To verify the recipe output, you may require the enterprise portal configured for your Dynamics AX installation.

How to do it…

  1. In the report, identify the Enum field that must be added to the parameters. Drag it to the Parameters node to create a new parameter.
  2. Create a new dataset and set the Data Source Type to AX Enum Provider. Click on the ellipsis button (…) on the Query property. ...

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