Getting a report to Excel

ARPaulARPaul Member Posts: 10
I love that Navision is so flexible, but is there any other way to get a report to Excel myself without having to go through the HTML process and the partner?


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    csearlecsearle Member Posts: 14
    There are programmatic ways where you need to write code, but if its just table data then you could always cut and paste. You should be able to write a dataport that creates a CSV file. These are very basic and don't require programming knowledge.
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    SavatageSavatage Member Posts: 7,142
    you can search the forum for "Excel" - probably 50 posts on this subject
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    WaldoWaldo Member Posts: 3,412
    If it is a well-designed list report, you can do the following:

    - Print a preview
    - save as HTML
    - Open the HTML in Excel
    - Save as text-file
    - Open the Text-file in Excel

    There will be empty columns .. delete them ... .

    You can delete the empty rows by:
    - selecting a (filled) column
    - Edit / Go To
    - Special
    - select "Blanks"
    - click "OK"
    - Delete "Entire Row"

    Eric Wauters
    MVP - Microsoft Dynamics NAV
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    ARPaulARPaul Member Posts: 10
    Somebody replied to my post in www.navision.net and said to try www.print2excel.com.

    I've downloaded a demo version and it does what it says it will do. It's a printer driver. When you choose File>Print it appears in the printer selection drop-down window and "prints" to Excel! It takes a little bit longer to spool for loarger reports, but that's okay with me.

    I also understand they are coming out with pre-made profiles which will make it easier to just choose one instead of inventing my own template (profile). But it's exactly what I was looking for!

    Thank you all for your time and responses!
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