Dynamics Blog

Welcome to the Dynamics Blog hosted by the professionals at Armanino. This blog is about anything that may be helpful to others regarding Microsoft Dynamics' software. The topics can be anything from Microsoft Dynamics GP, AX, CRM, SharePoint, MAS 90/200, .NET development, accounting, compliance and more.

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Dynamics AX Item List Grid: How to Display Item Group (And More)

We’ve heard a number of people expressing concern about Dynamics AX 2012’s inability to view the item group and other attributes on the item list like was possible in AX2009. Allow that frustration to disappear with this step-by-step solution around how to display the item group on the Dynamics AX Item List Grid below! When you …

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Dynamics AX Troubleshooting: Vanishing Forms

This post covers a quick overview of Dynamics AX troubleshooting for the issue of vanishing forms. Over time, many of us have encountered behavior in AX when forms that were opened never emerged in front of existing open screens or forms. According to a blog from the Microsoft Dynamics AX Performance Team, this issue is …

Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Lessons Learned: Unit of Measure Conversions in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 offers clients versatility and advanced capabilities to utilize various units of measure (UOM) for different business areas and functions. This is vital, because AX 2012 users often wish to inventory material in one UOM, while at the same time, purchasing or selling the same material under a different UOM. However, AX …

Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Customizing the AP Check Print Form in Microsoft AX2012 in 3 Steps

Most of our Dynamics AX clients want the Check Print Form customized, and often, they want to continue using their existing pre-printed forms. This can present some unique challenges. 1.    To begin, each model of printer has its own drivers and accompanying fonts, so you should always test on the actual printer you plan to …

Friday, September 20, 2013

Resolving the Physical Inventory by Inventory Dimension Report in Dynamics AX 2009 and 2012

At first glance there appears to be a discrepancy between the Physical Inventory on the Inventory On Hand form and the amount displayed on the report Physical Inventory by Inventory Dimension. This has caused a bit of confusion for some AX clients. In AX 2009, to view the report, you can go to Inventory Management> …

Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Resolving SQL Errors in Dynamics AX 2012

Are you getting an infolog with the following message: “Cannot select a record in … The SQL database has issued an error?” If so, this indicates that there is some discrepancy between the table definition in SQL and the definition in AX 2012. The table defined in AX is actually a buffer that will be …

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Number Sequence Issues

Some of you may be noticing issues with number sequencing in AX2012.Here is some additional information on the cause, and how to resolve these issues. The number sequence wizard in AX2012 will generate generic number sequences for the company using the company ID as the prefix, a dash, and a number of digits predefined somewhere …

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Dynamics AX Usage Data – When Your Saved Selections become Corrupted

When Microsoft Dynamics AX is in use, many user selections are saved as “Usage data.” Usage data improves your experience by remembering your selections so you can use the system more easily. Usage data in Dynamics AX is similar to Cookies in Internet Explorer. Examples of data that are stored include range restrictions or report …