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Programming Microsoft Dynamics™ NAV 2015 by Christopher Studebaker, David Studebaker

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Chapter 5. Queries and Reports

 

To design is to communicate clearly by whatever means you can control or master.

 
 --Milton Glaser
 

Complexity is the problem. Ease of use is the solution. Productivity is the result.

 
 --Unknown

In NAV 2015, Reports and Queries are two ways to extract and output data for the purpose of presentation to a user (Reports can also modify data). Each of these objects uses tools and processes that are NAV based for the data extraction (XMLports, which also can extract and modify data, will be covered in a later chapter). In this chapter, we will focus on understanding the strengths of each of these tools and when and how they might be used. We will cover the NAV side of both Queries and Reports in detail to describe how ...

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