One new cool thing in CRM 4.0 is the possibility for end-users to create their own reports without any SSRS skills. Now that sad it’s still a wizard and for complex report needs a SSRS developer is still needed.
Functions available in the wizard are:
And more and more…
Please download RC0 and try it yourself. It won’t take you more than ~5minutes to create your own report. Please note if you are not using the RC0 VPC (Adventure works) you will need to change the connection string settings in the attached count contacts report. Open the rdl file in XML Notepad 2007 (or old notepad) and locate the connectionstring tag.
data source=localhost;initial catalog=Adventure_Works_Cycle_MSCRM
Use the wizard and export the rdl file and continue in Visual Studio for more complex tasks
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