Report Layout overview

The Report Layout is designed in Visual Studio using data elements defined in Dataset DataItems by the Report Designer, then made available to Visual Studio. The Report Layout includes the Page Header, Body, and Page Footer.

In most cases, the Body of the report is based on an RDLC Table layout control defined in Visual Studio. The Table control is a data grid used for layout purposes and is not the same as a data table stored in the NAV database. The terminology can be confusing. When the NAV Help files regarding reports refer to a table, we have to read very carefully to determine which meaning for table is intended.

Within the Report Body, there can be none, one, or more Detail rows. There can also be Header and ...

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