Running an Electronic Report from a menu item

Earlier I discussed how to create a new type of Electronic Report in Dynamics 365 for Operations (AX7), which can be viewed here,  Creating new Electronic Report. In this post, I want to look at how to modify the application so that a new Electronic Report can be run from a form using a menu item. Continue reading

Creating a new Electronic Report

Dynamics 365 for Operations (AX7) Electronic Reports are used for statutory or country specific document purposes. The Microsoft repository contains a lot of document types out of box, but sometimes we need to create custom document. Let’s look at the scenario when we need to create electronic report for Sales Packing Slip.

There are two ways of running an Electronic Report:

  1. From the Electronic Reporting module, by selecting a configuration and running it.
  2. From a menu item, by linking a  service to a proper Electronic Reporting configuration.

Both of these methods need a properly configured model and configuration and in this post we’ll discuss how to do this. Continue reading