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Controls Used to Render Report Parameters [AX 2012]

Updated: March 4, 2011

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

How you define a report parameter determines what a user sees when the parameter displays in the report. For more information about defining report parameters, see How to: Define a Report Parameter.

The following table summarizes the controls used to render report parameters in a report. The Option column in this table refers to the option that was chosen for the Values property when the report parameter was defined in the model.

Option

Data type

Control rendered to the user

From Dataset

- or -

Non-queried (with available values specified)

All data types

If the Multi Value property is set to False, a drop-down list displays. If the Multi Value property is set to True, a check list displays. A check list displays a check box on the left side of each item allowing the user to select more than one item.

Null

- or -

Non-queried (with no available values specified)

System.Boolean

A check box.

Null

- or -

Non-queried (with no available values specified)

System.DateTime

A drop-down list that displays a calendar from which users can select a date.

Null

- or -

Non-queried (with no available values specified)

All data types, except System.Boolean and System.DateTime

A text box that only permits the user to enter a value of the specified data type.

Parameter

All data types

References the value of another parameter. No control is displayed to the user.

When the Nullable property for a report parameter is set to True, a check box will display next to the control for the report parameter. When this check box is selected, the control for the report parameter is disabled.

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