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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2015 Professional Reporting by Steven Renders

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Chapter 3. Expressions

In this chapter, we will explore the expression designer. I will explain and demonstrate how you can use expressions to manipulate properties to create dynamic behavior from reports at runtime. You can create simple and complex expressions, and functions that you can reuse when you design reports. Last but not least, I will demonstrate this with some typical real life scenarios and examples.

Using expressions for properties

Without realizing it, you might have already used expressions when designing reports. This is because, most of the time, expressions are implicitly created when you design the layout of your report. For example, when you drag and drop a field on a textbox, the system creates the following expression for ...

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