Report Headers


In classic reports, adding a header to your report is as easy as just copying the Header section from an existing one.


With reports for RTC you need to do a bit of manual work to get your report header. A standard header contains the following information:


Report Name


Company Name


Time and date (=Globals!ExecutionTime)


Page Caption and Number (=Globals!PageNumber)


User ID (=User!UserID)


Time and Date, Page Number and User ID are automatically defined as global variables in Visual Studio report designer. All you need to do, is: Add a TextBox, right click on it and select “Expression…”, then select from the Globals-Menu:


Globals


The other fields (Report Name, Company Name and Page Caption) are labels, and have to be added following the steps described here:


Labels in NAV2009 Report Design


So these are the two ways (Globals and Labels) that you have to add information to your report headers as illustrated here:


 


HeaderBlog


 


 


 


Lars Lohndorf-Larsen


Microsoft Dynamics UK


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