Now it is time to see how to create a layout for a report. In Dynamics NAV, we have a choice of either Visual Studio or Report Builder. Let's start by comparing the two.
In the Dynamics NAV development environment you can set the Use Report Builder option, via Tools/Options. If set to
No, then the system will use Visual Studio to create the report layout, otherwise Report Builder will be used.
By default, the option is set to
No, even when Visual Studio is not installed. You have to manually set this to
yes if you want to use Report Builder.
Report Builder is (normally) installed together with Dynamics NAV when you install the development environment. Visual Studio has to be installed separately. ...