Microsoft Dynamics AX Support

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Dynamics AX – 1099 Tax Updates for 2015

Once again, tax season is right around the corner. As such, I thought I would take a moment to let everyone know that we have released the 2015 1099 updates for Dynamics AX and share some of the changes we have made.   Supported versions: Version: AX 5.0 Hotfix: KB311849Location: http://hotfixv4.microsoft.com/Microsoft%20Dynamics%20AX%202009/sp1/KB3118498/5.0.1600.3540/free/488628_intl_i386_zip.exe Version: AX 6.0/6.1 – Due… Read more

Provide feedback on your AX 2012 R2 and R3 deployments

Please take 5 minutes (for each survey) to share information about your existing AX 2012 R2 and R3 deployment and your update and upgrade plans*. *Update : Moving within same AX versions (For example moving from AX 2012 R2 CU 8 to AX 2012 R2 CU9) *Upgrade : Moving to higher AX version (For example… Read more

How to: Add a new relation for a new field to the same table to which a relation already exists [AX 2012]

In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, the EDT relations were moved to tables and the creation of a new EDT relation is not possible anymore. This implies that only table relations can be added to the system. In special cases, additional relations need to be added to tables for new fields that reference the same table… Read more

MPOS Adding a New Product to a Category Listing

In MPOS if you want to use categories, catalogs must be setup and validated. See the below TechNet article on setting up Catalogs https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/jj728723.aspx See the following steps to create a new product and see the product as part of a category in MPOS: USRT for the Houston store has a catalog called Men’s suits – My MPOS… Read more

Enable Lookup and search customer through real-time-service

In some scenarios, some Retailers happened to have a large number of customers back in their AX HQ database and they don’t want to synchronize all of them to the channel database, in other cases, at one of the store a new customer has been created, but at rest of the stores they are not aware… Read more

Error when modifying existing Purchase order Delivery schedules – "Line number x is outside range of delivery schedule and cannot be used."

I’ve recently come across a couple of customers that were having issues modifying previously created Purchase order Delivery schedules.  This typically happens if we have at least 2 items on a purchase order, both of which contain a delivery schedule.  If needing to add a line to one of these existing Delivery schedules, we are seeing an… Read more

Using AX with “Block editing” of BOM’s enabled

I’ve had some questions come in lately regarding the use of the “Block editing” function in the Bill of materials setup (Inventory management | Setup | Inventory and warehouse management parameters). This is a useful tool, that allows a little more control of approved BOM’s. However, it can be kind of frustrating for the approver,… Read more

Using AX with “Block editing” of Routes enabled

I’ve been getting some questions lately concerning the “Block editing” of routes functionality in Dynamics AX (Production control | Setup | Production control parameters). This is useful functionality, in that it allows a little more control for the shop floor managers and others to be able to lock down the routes from just anyone editing… Read more

Using financial dimensions with Lean manufacturing

There’s a little trick, or rather, limitation, to using financial dimensions with Lean Manufacturing. You can get the dimensions to come through for most everything in the process by using the correct setup, having the right defaults on the products, etc. However, you might have noticed that some of your costs at the end of the process… Read more

Trial balance transactions missing after applying KB3024254 or upgrading AX 2012 R3 to AX 2012 R3 CU9

Trial balance transactions are missing in AX 2012 R3 CU9 when you upgrade AX 2012 R3 to AX 2012 R3 CU9 or if you install KB3024254 (which is a part of CU9 package). Navigation: General Ledger >Common > Trial balance > Double click any record When you select any record, the window containing transactions should… Read more