Comparison: New SSRS PDF Viewer vs. Docentric Viewer

It was a long time ago when Microsoft announced that for D365FO environments on-premises no viewer for SSRS reports would be available – ever. Docentric addressed this shortcoming by introducing an embedded PDF viewer that works in both on-premises and cloud environments. To be honest, it wasn’t so hard to embed the best open-source component […]

Multiple use of Report caption

Report caption is usually set to the caption of the report menu item, e.g. Customer account statement. Sometimes, the report menu item caption ‘got lost’ in the report execution pipeline and the technical report name (i.e. name of the report in AOT) becomes visible to end users instead, e.g. PurchPurchaseOrder.Report.   Report caption is used […]

Report Viewer in Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations On-Premises

It came as an unpleasant surprise: there is no viewer for SSRS reports shipped with Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations On-Premises. Even worse, Microsoft has no plans to support it – ever! The following features are not intended for use in on-premises deployments. There are no plans to implement these features in on-premises deployments: […]

Use Copy and Original Preview with Docentric Viewer in Docentric AX Free Edition

No matter if you are using Docentric AX Free Edition or the full product version, you can use Docentric Viewer to preview built-in SSRS report designs. This is also true for Print Management reports such as Customer invoices, Sales order confirmations, Purchase orders, etc. If you want to preview a Sales order confirmation report from […]