dashboard 2So for today’s topic we are going to show how you make your report show up in a dashboard within Microsoft Dynamics 365/CRM. Why would you want to do this? This will save you time instead of having to navigate to your reports tool in Dynamics 365/CRM to view your most frequently used reports!

How to embed a report

1. Navigate to the report URL

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2. Choose the report you wish to use (frequent report)

Report 2

3. Copy the entire URL

Report 3

4. Navigate to the Dashboard’s edit screen

Report 4

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5. Choose any of your Dashboards, double click on it to open the edit screen.

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6. Add an iFrame where you want to add the Report

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7. Create the iFrame

a. Name it, paste the URL from earlier, make sure that Restrict cross-frame scripting, where supported is unchecked, and Pass record object-type code and unique identifier as parameters is also unchecked.

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b. Click Ok

8. You may have to increase the Height or Width many times. If you chose a frame that goes all of the way across a webpage, then you will not be able to increase the Width.

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9. Save the Dashboard

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10. Publish – Navigate back to the Solution and Publish

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Now you will see the report you use frequently will show up in the Dashboard!

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