This article provides a guide to exporting and importing Lasernet reports in AX 2012. The first part of this article shows how to export and import Lasernet reports in the AX 2012 Lasernet Connector. The second part of this article demonstrates how to export and import Lasernet reports in the Lasernet Developer for version 8. More information on these functions is available in the Lasernet Connector for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 - Configuration Manual and the Lasernet Developer manual.


AX 2012 Lasernet Connector

To EXPORT:

Open Lasernet on AX



Click on Reports

 

Select the report you want to export, e.g. PO



 Click on EXPORT from the Menu 

The screen below opens with check boxes to select



Select the information you wish to export by ticking the boxes.

If moving between servers do not select:

BASE DATA

INSTANCE DATA

If you have made changes to the Language text in AX then tick that box as well.

Make sure that the report you are exporting is in the Selected reports box as above.

Under FILE, select the path where to save the exported report information to.

Then click on OK, this will export the data.


To IMPORT 


Go to the server where you wish to import the data e.g. LIVE

Open AX Lasernet

Go to REPORTS



 Click on REPORTS. The screen below will open.






Select IMPORT from the menu


Browse to the path where you exported the data to. 

 

Select the file and select OK.

The report will be imported.

Once imported click on Stylesheet and then Refresh from the menu bar





LASERNET Reports 

To EXPORT Lasernet Forms

Open the Lasernet developer



Click on FORMS and the above screen will open.

Highlight the Form you wish to EXPORT e.g. Sales Invoice (XML)


Right Click on the report

Select EXPORT


 

Choose the folder to export to as above.

 

Click on Select Folder

 

The report is exported.


To Import Lasernet Forms

From File menu select Import Objects



 

 

Select the Forms you wish to import.

 

Click on OK

 

Report will have imported

 

Then click on Update on the menu bar as below.