Creating a report is not difficult, but making it easy to understand so you can spot trends and learn from your data takes some consideration. The main goal of a report is to communicate information clearly and effectively, for example through graphical means. A report needs to create insights by communicating its key-aspects in an intuitive way. In this workshop you will learn about the different techniques available in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 Report objects to visualize information.
- Report Design basics: Building the dataset of the report, the traditional way and by using a Query object.
- Comparison of Visual Studio versus Report Builder.
- Understanding the difference between a List, a Table and a Matrix and when to use which one.
- How to use a Tablix to implement groups with expand collapse and drill-through functionality.
- Recipes to implement Top-X filtering and conditional formatting in a Report.
- Learn how to visualize KPI’s using Gauges, Charts and Maps.
- Analyze your data with Data bars and Indicators and using Spark lines to visualize trends.
- Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 (W1 demo database) installed and working.
- Visual Studio 2010 or 2012 Professional. (for more info see this Claus’ blog article)
- Report Builder 3.0
- Basic knowledge about the Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 R2 database and C/AL