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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Reporting Cookbook by Kamalakannan Elangovan

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Analyzing and modifying an existing report

This recipe is to guide you on how you can approach to identify the components involved in an existing report, either for the purpose of upgrading your report or to make your customizations. The easiest way would be updating a cross-reference but the chances of having a cross-reference updated system are low and hence this recipe will help you proceed with an approach that doesn't require the cross-reference to be updated.

How to do it...

An existing report can be analyzed and modified as follows:

  1. The first step is to identify the report you need to work on. Here are several places where your starting point might be and the corresponding methods to find the report name:
    • Moving from AX 2009: If you are moving ...

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