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Monday, June 18, 2018

Tip: How to See Database Tables in D365 for Finance and Operations―Without VSTS

In AX2012 and prior, users could just go into the Application Object Tree (AOT) to see database tables, but the AOT is not available in D365.  So the reason this tip is really cool is that up until this point, we all thought it was necessary to have Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS) installed in …

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> …

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