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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Reporting by Damian Sinay

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Chapter 5. Creating Contextual Reports

In this chapter we are going to learn how to create more complex reports using Visual Studio, where we are going to cover the following topics:

  • Using Visual Studio
  • Report parameters in detail
  • Charts
  • Data sources
  • Data sets
  • Groups on data sets
  • Drill-down and collapsible controls

Using Visual Studio

It is recommended to create a report with the Report Wizard first and then export the RDL (Report definition language) file generated by the Report Wizard, and import it on a new Visual Studio Report project. We can also download one of the pre-existing reports that come with the CRM 2011 out of the box (as we saw in Chapter 3, Creating Your First Report in CRM, under the Using Visual Studio section) and import it on our ...

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