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Implementing Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2013 by Cristina Nicolas Lorente, Laura Nicolas Lorente

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Analysis views

Analysis views are used to analyze the information about dimensions from general ledger entries, budgets, and cash flow forecast entries.

Let's first have a look at what dimensions are, and then we will be able to see how to analyze the information that dimensions provide using analysis views.

Understanding dimensions

A dimension can be seen as information linked to an entry, something like a tag or a characteristic. The purpose of dimensions is to group entries with similar characteristics so that you can report on the data in a way that is meaningful to the company. Each company can define its own dimensions according to how they need to analyze their data.

Posted entries and posted documents can contain analyzable dimension information ...

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