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 […]

Exchange rates “unlimited”

Within Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 it is possible to download exchange rates from providers who offers online download files. Out of the box three service providers are available, also the European Central Bank exchange rates. The standard service as developed for AX 2012 R2 has a limitation to download the rates from the last […]

Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 training on Channel 9

Microsoft just started a series on Channel 9 especially for training on Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3. This post will inform you what Channel 9 is and will provide the link to this page and the new series.

Quick note on debugging in AX 2012

Over the time I have seen some people struggling in debugging their AX 2012 system. Common scenario is that they put a breakpoint on a certain method, but it did not hold while executing the logic. This post will aware people of the option to turn off CIL operations for debugging purposes.

Use of Ctrl+F and Ctrl+K shortcuts to find records in Microsoft Dynamics AX

The use of the shortcut key Ctrl+F is very familiar within all Windows applications. When I look at all released versions of Microsoft Dynamics AX this shortcut had the same functionality in all versions, except for Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0. On a grid we had to use Ctrl+K instead. The shortcut Ctrl+K is still used […]

Solve continuous number sequence issue in AX 2012 R2

Within a certain installation we had the problem that continuous number sequences did not work. The number pulled from the number sequence remained at 0. When setting the number sequence to not continuous it started numbering. Other environments were working correct so what could be the problem?

Book review: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Administration Cookbook

As announced lately on LinkedIn and Twitter I would review the book Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 Administration Cookbook. The contents of the book is about administer and maintain your Dynamics AX 2012 environment in an efficiently way.  As experienced Microsoft Dynamics AX professional I assumed I was already familiar with the contents. Well… I […]

Technical conference 2014 – remote summary

Unfortunately I am not able to attend the Microsoft Dynamics AX Technical conference this edition. The contents of this conference is totally focused on Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 which is expected to be released within 2 months. I was able to be part of the beta program for testing this new version and already had a […]