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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Reporting by Damian Sinay

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Installation and configuration of Report Authoring Extension (Visual Studio development)

The Report Authoring Extension component is essential if you are planning to develop SQL Reporting Service reports with Visual Studio 2008; it will add the necessary FetchXML data connector. As we will see in detail in Chapter 3, Creating Your First Report in CRM, the reports that are generated with the Report Wizard use this connector. So if you want to update any of the reports generated by the Report Wizard, you will need to have these extensions installed on your development machine.

The extensions require SQL Server 2008 developer tools to be installed; after the Update Rollup 13, you can now install it on the SQL Server 2010 developer tools. Before Update ...

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