Currency calculator for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3

Last year October I shared a neat utility to convert currency amounts using the exchange rate information available in Microsoft Dynamics AX. This was suitable for the versions AX 2009, AX2012 and AX2012 R2. You can read the blog with the announcement of the utility and how it works here. Recently I got the question if […]

How to solve the “Tax exempt number must be specified” error on creating customers and vendors in AX 2012

When setting up Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, you can specify if Tax exempt numbers (aka VAT number) should be mandatory on the master data of customers or vendors. This is a common requirement for countries in the European Union to ensure correct reporting on foreign trade. With a specific setup, also for e.g. Japanese customers […]

Updates on the AX 2012 Solution demo pages

Some weeks ago Microsoft released the virtual AX 2012 R3 demo machine for download on Partnersource and Customersource. When I visited this page again, I noticed that there were some nice additions on these pages. This post will inform you about the new updates.

Remove installed instances of the Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal in AX 2012 R3

Recently I spent two posts on installing the Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal. In this post I will tell you some things worth knowing about removing one or more instances from your server. This would be applicable if you want to move some of the instances to another server.

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Solution Demo Package V1.0 released

Microsoft has released a download version of the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 demo machine. Download is available on partnersource and customersource.

Setup and maintain multiple instances of the Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal

Within my previous post I explained how to install the Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal (WMDP). This post will go one step further and will guide you on installing the portal for using mobile devices in warehouses of multiple legal entities. At the end of this post there are some additional facts.

AX 2012 R3: How to install the Warehouse Mobile Devices Portal

Exciting! Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 has been released. One of the major new features is the new Warehouse management module. This module also supports the use of mobile devices to register inventory transactions in the warehouse. The mobile application is HTML based and real-time. It support transactions for all kinds of inventory transactions such as receiving […]

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 released

After the Virtual launch of April 10, 2014 Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 has been released on May 1, 2014. This version is now generally available and includes many new features. The codebase has been expanded significantly. As announced earlier this year on the Technical conference in  February, this will be the base for the new […]

How to enable record templates for non system administrators in AX 2012

Within Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 it is possible like older versions to create and use record templates. With this option you can default values within records at time of creating records. It looks like the System administrator is the only person who can create these record templates. This post will inform you how to enable the record […]

Changing customer from organization to person in AX 2012

When creating a customer in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, you can select a record type Organization or Person. When you forget to check this field, an error is made easily. So how can we correct this? This post will guide you to change the customer from Organization to Party or vice versa. It also applies […]