Creating a Word Report Layout for a Report

After you design a dataset for a report, you can create a Word report layout that can be used when you view and print a report from the Dynamics NAV client. This topic describes how to create blank a Word report layout on a report from the Microsoft Dynamics NAV Development Environment. After you create the layout, you can modify the layout to include dataset fields and define the general format.

To create a Word report layout for a report

  1. In the development environment, open the report in Report Dataset Designer as follows.

    1. On the Tools menu, choose Object Designer.

    2. In Object Designer, choose Report, select the report, and then choose the Design button.

  2. On the Tools menu, choose Word Layout, and then choose New, and then choose the OK button.


    If the New item is inactive, then the report already has a Word report layout.

  3. Save the report object.

    A blank Word report layout is created on the report object. The report layout includes a custom XML part for the current report dataset. You can now design the layout in Word. For more information, see How to: Modify a Word Report Layout.

See Also

Designing Word Report Layouts