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

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Upgrading a report from its previous version

As discussed earlier, reporting has gone through a major change with the new versions of AX. Though SSRS reports were introduced in AX 2009, there were only a handful of them with limited framework support. AX 2012 uses SSRS as a mainstream report while still supporting the legacy framework. Moving reports from AX 2009 to AX 2012, though termed as an upgrade, is in reality a redevelopment. This recipe will basically discuss how to map the different implementations in an AX 2009 report to the new framework. It assumes that the report in AX 2009 is completely custom developed and not found in AX.

How to do it…

Migrating reports from an older version to a newer one is a multistep process since it is a complete ...

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