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Extending Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Cookbook by Murray Fife

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Linking Power View reports to Dynamics AX forms

If you want to make your Power View dashboards and reports even more useful to the users, then you may want to add links to them directly within your Dynamics AX forms. This does require a little bit of X++ code, and a little bit of configuration in the AOT.

In this recipe we will show how you can easily add a button to the ribbon bar of an existing form that will link directly to a Power View report that you have, and even filter out the data so that you are just seeing the data that is related to the current record that you are in.

Getting ready

This example requires that you access the development environment and make changes to forms. Before you start on this example, make sure that you have developer ...

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