Report Sections (MorphX Reporting Tools) [AX 2012]

Updated: October 10, 2008

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Sections determine the layout of a report in MorphX. Sections can be defined by a report template or directly in the custom design in your report. All the sections can be repeated.

Section

Description

Prolog

Appears at the beginning of a report.

Use this section to display items such as a logo, a report title, or the current date. The prolog is printed before the page header on the first page of the report.

PageHeader

Appears at the top of every page in a report.

Header

Only available for generated designs. Appears at the beginning of a new group of records. Use it to display items such as a group name.

SectionGroup

Only available for generated designs. Appears in the middle of a report.

A section group can contain a Header, Body, or a Footer section.

The structure of data sources is reflected in the structure of the section groups.

Body

Appears in the middle of the report.

A body section contains controls or a SectionGroup. The controls show information from fields in the data sources (tables), or information provided by display methods.

Footer

Only available for generated designs. Appears at the end of a group of records.

Use it to display items such as sub totals.

PageFooter

Appears at the bottom of every page in a report.

Use it to display items such as page numbers.

Epilog

Appears at the end of the report.

Use it to display items such as a logo. The epilog is printed just after the page footer on the last page in a report.

ProgrammableSection

Use programmable sections to add any kind of customized information.

To activate a programmable section, activate it explicitly with an element.execute( Number ) statement. The Number must be specified in the ControlNumber property for the design section.

For information about modifying the printing of report sections, see How to: Modify Report Sections by Using X++ (MorphX Reporting Tools).

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