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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Reporting Cookbook by Kamalakannan Elangovan

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Chapter 4. Report Programming Model – RDP

In this chapter will discuss the following eight recipes:

  • Creating a simple RDP report
  • Testing RDP
  • Creating a simple precision design
  • Creating an advanced RDP report
  • Creating a group view report
  • Adding headers and displaying company images
  • Using an existing temp table in RDP
  • Preprocessing reports

Introduction

When designing reports, not all the data can be retrieved through queries. Many reports involve analysis and consolidation of data that comes through business logic. The Report Data Provider (RDP) enables the use of existing business logic in reports, but in an abstract manner.

In this chapter, we will discuss the working pattern of RDP and how to choose whether to use it in reports. The samples discussed in ...

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