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

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Creating reports by fetching the data using maps

Maps unify access to similar columns and methods that are present in multiple tables and views. Maps enable the use of the same field name to access fields with different names in different tables. We will map all the three view fields created in the previous recipe with the map fields.

Getting ready

To work through this recipe, you will need to have AX 2012 R2 or AX 2012 R3 rich clients with developer permission.

How to do it...

  1. Firstly, go to AOT | Data Dictionary | Maps, right-click the node and create a new map named PKTSalesPurchTransferMap.
    How to do it...
  2. Add the fields in the map created in the previous step. ...

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