The Help content topics for Management Reporter for Microsoft Dynamics ERP have been organised to provide an efficient approach to accessing the information that you need to use Management Reporter. Some functionality of Management Reporter depends on which Microsoft Dynamics ERP system you are using. It may be helpful to also see the Help or user guide for your Microsoft Dynamics ERP system.

Using Help

To open Help in the Management Reporter designer or the Management Reporter viewer, click Helpor press F1. The Help pane opens with the Contentstab displayed. You can use the table of contents as a guide or expand the headings to find a specific topic.

The tool bar provides the following functions.

Tool bar Function



Minimises the Contents, Search, Favourites tabs.


Displays the previous topic viewed in the view pane.


Hide Tabs– Minimises the Help tabs.

Back– Displays the previous topic viewed in the view pane.

Forward– Displays the next topic when you are viewing a topic that was previously displayed.

Home– Displays the topic, ”Using Help for Management Reporter.”

Stop– Stops the page from loading.

Refresh– Refreshes the topic displayed in the view pane.

Internet Options– Opens the Internet Optionsdialogue box.

Print– Opens the Printdialogue box.

Search Highlight Off– Prevents keywords from being highlighted. By default, search keywords are highlighted in a topic that is displayed.

Click the Searchtab to search the Help for a particular word or phrase. The results of that search include all topics that contain your search keywords. To search for a word relative to another word, click the arrow to the right of the search field and select AND, OR, NEAR, or NOT. At the bottom of the pane, you can indicate whether you want to search previous results, match similar words, or search titles only. Click List Topicsto start the search process. To view a particular topic in the list, click the topic, and then click Display.

The Favouritestab is where you can add topics to a list of frequently used or important topics, similar to the functionality of the Favourites menu in a web browser. Click a topic in the Contentstab, and then click the Favouritestab. The topic title that you select is displayed in the Current topicfield at the bottom of the pane. Click Addto add it to your Topicslist. To delete or view favourite topics, click the topic title in the Topicslist, and then click Removeto delete it or Displayto view it.