O'Reilly logo

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Reporting Cookbook by Deepak Agarwal, Chhavi Aggarwal, Kamalakannan Elangovan

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Creating a line chart

This recipe will discuss another chart based report. Here, we will try to show the monthly quantity trend for the item groups over the years. The line chart is the best option for revealing the trends. This recipe will also focus on the aesthetic properties of the charts, such as color, axis design, and so on.

Getting ready

This recipe requires the Creating a column chart report recipe to be completed first.

How to do it…

  1. Create a new precision design for the report. Call it line design.
  2. Open the editor and insert a new chart.
  3. Double click on the chart area to open the field editor. In the field editor, add the following fields as specified.

    Field

    Drop area

    Year, MonthOfYearId

    Category

    ItemGroupId

    Series

    Qty

    Data

  4. In the ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required