Add a new parameter to SSRS reports in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

Before we explain how to add a new parameter to an SSRS report, let just remind ourselves first that there are two types of report data sets and therefore two types of SSRS reports in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations: Query based reports DP (Data Provider) based reports The procedure of adding new parameters […]

Why is Container contents report always printed to Screen in D365FO

This article explains why Container contents report is always printed to Screen no matter which print destination you select on the Print destination settings form opened from its report dialog form. The WHS Bill of lading report shows the same misbehavior, so everything explained here is applicable to this report too. The Bug: Report is […]

Deep links (aka drill-through links) in SSRS reports in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

You can enable deep links (aka drill-through links) in SSRS reports in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations by setting the Action property on the wanted textbox to Go to URL and then to specify the expression for URL using the following utility method:

You can read about this in more detail in this […]

Display images on SSRS reports in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations

There are scenarios which require to print images on SSRS reports in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations. How you will achieve this depends on where the images are stored. Let’s say that you need to display product images on the Sales Order Confirmation or Sales Quotation report, to make it look more appealing. In […]

Report emailing settings

In this article we will first discuss the features of built-in report emailing, and then we will focus on how Docentric AX improves report emailing and the Email print destination. Built-in functionality: Use of E-mail parameters In SSRS framework, built-in email functionality works in the following way: 1) When you run an SSRS report on […]

Save Report to Attachments

We can use the Docentric File print destination and the Save to attachments option to save report to Attachments of the underlying entity, which is the report execution context record, i.e. a record of the report menu item. Let’s say that we want to save the Purchase order report to Attachments of the Purchase order […]

Some print management report destinations are not valid for batch processing

Some print management report destinations are not valid for batch processing warning occurs when posting and printing sales invoices in batch. In this article we will investigate this warning but let’s first examine how posting and printing an invoice in batch differs when Print Management setup for Customer invoice is, or is not used. Post […]

Email reports with customized body and additional attachments

Let’s say that we want to email purchase orders with customized body and two additional attachments, which are arbitrary documents stored on file system, SharePoint or database. Instead of attaching documents with static content, we can also attach related reports, for example Purchase order product receipt (the procedure is similar). Navigate to Company/Accounts payable/Setup/Forms and […]

Email purchase order to specific vendor contacts

Let’s say that we want to email purchase order to a vendor primary contact or to all vendor contacts which have a specific contact purpose assigned. First we have to create a Contact information purpose. Navigate to Company/Organization administration/Setup/Global address book and open the Address and contact information purpose form. Add a new Contact information […]

Print purchase orders in different file formats for different vendors

Let’s say that we want to print Purchase orders as PDF files, and for specific vendors we want to print Purchase orders as Word documents. We have an opportunity to specify a particular vendor or group of vendors for which we want to have purchase orders always printed in Word by using the Print Management […]