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Microsoft Dynamics GP 2013 Cookbook by Mark Polino, Ian Grieve

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Automating reporting with report groups

Built-in reports in Dynamics GP are also known as Report Writer reports; named after the tool used to modify them. Each report needs a save set of parameters known as an option. Options allow reports to be run over and over again with the same group of settings. Even better, multiple report options can be combined into a group of reports. Running a report group runs each report in the group in sequence. Consequently, report groups can significantly reduce the amount of work required to run multiple reports. In this recipe, we'll cover creating and using report groups.

Getting ready

The first step to using report groups is creating them.

  1. Before adding reports to groups, users should check the report options ...

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