Customization: how to add an image control on WMDP pages?

Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal (WMDP) comes with a number of predefined work pages, dynamic menus, a logon page, and few other screens. The content and the workflow of the pages that are displayed to the user are fully defined on the AOS tier. The X++ classes that belong to the hierarchy inherited from the WHSWorkExecuteDisplay…

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Transportation management (TMS) mileage engine based on Bing Maps

Transportation management module (TMS) includes a number of extension points that allow for custom algorithms for tasks such as calculations for rates and transit time or mileage on a specific route. Dynamics AX 2013 R3 comes with a number of engines, including a point-to-point mileage engine that is defined as a Microsoft.Dynamics.Ax.Tms.Bll.P2PMileageEngine engine type. The…

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Knowledge articles in Case management

When we made the Case management feature set in the AX 2012 release we reused a number of existing functionality or design concepts already in place in other areas of AX. Some of the concepts we used to work with cases were: Service level agreements from the Service management module and Processes, transaction log, automatic…

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Introducing Purchase inquiries in AX 2012 R2, CU6

With the release of the Cumulative update 6 (CU6) for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 on June 26th we introduced an optional extension on the Purchase order process, the Purchase inquiry. The Purchase inquiry can be thought of as simply an additional optional Document status step on the purchase order which now contains the following…

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Delivery due date notification workflow

A customer recently asked uswhat the Delivery due date notification workflow in the Procurement and sourcing module is used for and how it works. My colleague, Christian Olsson, created the following response which I hope can help others who asks themselves a similar question. The Delivery due date notification workflow is closely related to purchase…

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Understanding the product validation process in Dynamics AX 2012

  Introduction Dynamics AX 2012 provides a new feature that allows you to validate the released product setup and ensure data integrity and overall process readiness. This feature is useful for managing master data and we expect it to be widely used by our partners and customers in order to support the product data life…


What’s New for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 for WMS

This blog post describes some of the enhancements to the Warehouse management (WMS) functionality that have been implemented in the R2 release after the launch of Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 (RTM). Shipment list report printed in a batch job at shipment update By using outbound rules for a shipment and by setting up automatic printing…


Troubleshooting the product release process

The product release process is part of the product setup in Dynamics AX 2012. Every single product must be released to a legal entity before the system allows you to procure, sell, or produce it. For more details, about how to release products, product masters and product variants, see: Release products. In some cases, the…


Using product templates in Dynamics AX 2012

Introduction Dynamics AX 2012 provides a new feature that allows you to create and apply product templates to speed up the product creation process. We believe that this is one out of hundreds of small hidden features that will delight our partners and make our end customers more efficient. Item record templates in the previous…


Avoid index length issues with InventDim

In Microsoft Dynamics AX we use indexes to ensure uniqueness. An example of this is the DimIdx index in InventDim, where all dimension fields are included to ensure that only a single record exists for a given set of dimensions. However, the SQL Server has a limitation of 16 fields in an index. With the…

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