In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, for certain transaction types in some countries/regions, you can include text in your default descriptions that come from fields in the Microsoft Dynamics AX database that are related to those transaction types.
The following list shows the transaction types and countries/regions for which this option is currently available.
You can add other text to default descriptions for transaction types that are related to the following document types:
- Customer invoices
- Customer credit notes
- Customer cash payments
- Vendor payments
- Sales orders
- Purchase orders
- Inventory journals
- Master planning (MRP)
- Fixed assets
This option is available for the following countries/regions:
- Czech Republic
- Eastern Europe
The field is accessible by going to Organization Administration | Setup | Default descriptions.
In this example, the Company country is China which is included in the list above.
For companies not in the list, the form does not have the fields available.
In this example, the country is USA.
There is now a hotfix available that enables this feature in ALL Countries/Region in AX 2012 R2 and AX 2012 R3.
The hotfix is numbered as 3101876 and can be downloaded through the following links:
The screen shots below compare the results with and without the hotfix in the USMF company which is not part of the list of countries listed above.
For more information on the Default Description functionality, please refer to the Technet article link below:
SAMPLE TRANSACTION WITH ADDITIONAL TEXT SETUP WITH HOTFIX INSTALLED FOR VENDOR PAYMENT
DEFAULT DESCRIPTION SETUP FOR Vendor – payment, vendor
DESCRIPTION FIELD AFTER POSTING
SAMPLE TRANSACTION WHEN THE FIX IS NOT INSTALLED