There are 3 types of unit conversion types in Ax 2012;
- Standard Conversions
- Intra-Class Conversions
- Inter-Class Conversions
Standard Conversions – Once define the conversion between two units, it is applicable against all products. Thing to remember here that conversion can be defined only within the units belong to same Unit class.
Intra-Class Conversions – Here we can define product specific conversion. Once conversion defined here between two units, it is applicable only to that product. Like standard conversion, units should belong to same Unit class for conversion.
Inter-Class Conversions – Conversion can be defined between two units belong to different Unit class. Once conversion defined here between two units, it is applicable only to that product.
To define unit conversion, navigate to Organization administration –> Setup –> Units