I have previously written a blog post (Dynamics NAV Reports (RDLC): SetData, GetData And Line Numbers) that explains how to easier see which number a certain data has in the setdata/getdata functions by using Visual Studio and line numbers. Unfortunately the most guides on the net that deals with getdata/setdata functions takes for granted that you are using Visual Studio with document outline but sometimes that choice isn’t available. Hopefully after this blog post you will find it easier to find the setdata/getdata functions in the report, know where to add a new field. If you only want to see which number a certain field has. Scroll to the bottom and you will find a list of the fields and numbers.
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When designing RDLC reports with Visual Studio or Report Builder how many times have you wished that you had a keyboard shortcut to get to the expression window? Well, I have wished it a lot of times! Then one day I went to a reporting class holdy by the guru Claus Lundstrøm and gave us a lot of useful tips. One among them was this.
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In Dynamics NAV reports we use SetData and GetData functions to retrieve data certain data in page headers and footers due to different scopes. In this blog post I’m not going to explain why and how but I’m going to give links to some good posts that does it at the bottom this post. Instead I’m going to give you a tip on how to make the process of adding/finding which data that has a certain index in the SetData function call by using line numbers.