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When not to use Management Reporter

Management Reporter is easy to use to create Management Reports and it does not require a developer to do it. But there are times when Management Reporter is not the right tool for the job.

Here are some reasons why you should not use Management Reporter:

1. The data you need is not in General Ledger or Budgets module in Dynamics AX

This is kind of the kill all of Management Reporter. If your report asks for things not in the General Ledger or Budgets, then no matter how hard you try, it cannot be done, even if the data you need is in the subledgers.

Common examples are if you need customer, supplier or project detail. These are stored in the Sales Ledger, Purchase Ledger and Projects module respectively and the data cannot be found in General Ledger. 

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