Since Business Central 2022 Wave 1 (BC20), we have the ability to use Excel Layout for reporting. Excel layouts work the same way as Word and RDLC layouts in that they can be edited and saved back again into Business Central. With Excel layouts for Business Central reports, users can now create and edit report layouts simply by using the full capabilities in Excel such as sliders, diagrams, charts, and pivot tables. Let’s try to create one using Inventory Order Details.
Tag Archives: Layout
Dynamics 365 Business Central: Shared layout view and Detached layout view (Unique layouts of the columns on a list)
Today I would like to talk about Shared layout view and Detached layout view in Business Central.
As you might know, when you have set a filter on a list and you want to keep the filter for later, you can save it as a view.
Dynamics 365 Business Central: How to build extension (Package/Publish) without generating report layout files??? – (“al.compilationOptions” -> “generateReportLayout”)
Today I would like to share a mini tip of Business Central, how to build extension (Package/Publish) without generating report layout files in VS Code.
When we create a new report, there are two main tasks to consider. First, we define the report dataset of data items and columns. Then, we design the report layout.
Dynamics 365 Business Central: Select a report layout before printing
Recently I was asked a very interesting question, is there any way to select a layout file when printing a report?
As you might know, we have powerful report management features in Business Central. We can manage and select the default layout for the report in the Report Layout Selection page.
How do I: Fix Error: Report X does not have a layout of Type None
In Business Central as from version 20, which is 2022 Wave 1, when you develop a report without a layout and try to run it, like this one:
Dynamics 365 Business Central 2022 Wave 1: introducing Excel Layouts for reporting
How many times in real world projects a customer asked you to create custom exports in Excel in order to fill a pre-defined and pre-formatted Excel report (with formulas, charts, macros and more) or to create an Excel report exactly like in a given model? Personally, I’ve lost the count…
Now with the new Excel Layout feature, this is possible directly at customer’s fingertips.
Rendering report layouts
The new preview version of Business Central (BC20) is released. With it, a new report feature is introduced.
This feature allows to have multiple layouts for the same report. Let´s see how it works.