AX 2012


How to Open Details Form in Default Edit / View Mode in Ax 1

When you open a record from list page, the default behaviour of record is to open in view mode. In cases where you do a lot of editing, you would like to cut down your no. of clicks. To open a record in default edit mode may save you one […]


Auto-Complete Text in the Windows Client for Ax Users

Ax has an in-built parameter to remember text that user typed in the past and recalled that text when you type it next time in the future. This is a handy tool and minimise your text typing. There is a parameter to turn off this option if you do not like […]


How to Change Number Sequence of Business Unit / Cost Centers / Departments in Ax 2012

Navigate to Organization administration > Common > Number sequences > Number sequences Find the sequence named as ‘Orga_1’ (Organizational Number)     Select to edit that record. Go to the ‘General’ section and put a check in the “Manual” check box.     Now you can manually add the Department / Cost […]


How to Print Vendor Representative Name on Checks in Ax 2012 1

Sometimes, checks are written in the name of representative of the Vendor company and not against the company name. For such scenarios, we will see how to print the checks in Ax 2012. Steps – Navigate to Vendor master Create a new Vendor or Edit any existing Vendor Expand fast […]


WMS in Ax 2012 R3 – Introduction.

Warehouse Management System – Overview   Warehouse Management for Microsoft Dynamics AX is an integrated warehousing solution for advanced distribution and order fulfilment that adds to the current capabilities of Microsoft Dynamics AX to support distribution companies and logistics providers.   This is a module which integrates advanced supply chain […]


Lead time planned purchase orders

Defining purchase lead times on a vendor, a vendor trade agreement, an item’s coverage settings, or an item. During master scheduling in Ax, system searches for the purchase lead time according to the following priority: The Item coverage form –> Lead time tab. If the Purchase check box is selected, the Purchase time field is used. The Site specific […]


Determining Sales price based on Purchase/Cost price for a product in Ax 2012

In one of our implementations we came across a scenario where the user wanted to maintain standard sales prices for items, which will be based on the purchase price of the product and the price, will be inflated by certain percentage. To handle this scenario, Ax provides an option of […]


Alternative Items in Ax 2012

Sometime there are scenarios when the organizations want to maintain/use alternate Items when creating sales orders. This commonly happens when 2 items have very little differences. Access the Released product à Sell fast tab –> Alternative product field group   When to use:  The field determines when this feature will […]


Unit Conversion Types in Ax 2012 2

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 […]


Inventory Dimensions in Ax 2012

Inventory dimensions in Ax 2012 now consist of 3 classifications: Product Dimension Storage Dimension Tracking Dimension Product dimension: can be referred to a dimension group that mainly focuses on the physical attributes of the product; major constituents: Size Color Configuration Since a product (item) is treated as a the lowest […]