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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Programming: Getting Started by Erlend Dalen

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Chapter 4. Data-User Interaction

Data is no good unless it can be entered by, and shown to, the user. In this chapter, you will learn how to create tools for user interaction by creating a form that has both one data source and two data sources related to each other, showing data from both data sources, and linking the report to the selected record in the form by using menu items. You will also be able to create a menu and a navigation page consisting of menu items that will open the form and the report.

The chapter will also show you how to create Reporting Services reports in Visual Studio using the new Reporting Service extensions.

We will look at the following topics in this chapter:

  • Forms
  • Reports
  • Menu items
  • Navigation pages
  • Menus

Forms

A form in AX ...

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