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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Reporting by Damian Sinay

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Chapter 6. Creating Inline Reports

Inline reports are the ones that are shown inside an entity form. In this chapter we are going to see how we can integrate a report with an entity form using web resources.

Web resources are components we can use to extend the entity form's visualization with custom control capabilities.

Embedding reports on an entity form

In Dynamics CRM 2011 every entity can have more than one form. Each form represents the user interface from where the user can interact with a single-entity record of any entity. There are different types of forms in Dynamics CRM:

  • Main
  • Mobile

Only the main form type allows the addition of web resources and they are the ones used by the web browser client as well as the outlook client. The mobile ...

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