Category: Dynamics AX

March 26, 2015

Temporarily toggle admin mode in Dynamics AX 2012

The information in this post is based on Dynamics AX 2012 R3. It may or may not be valid for other versions. Sometimes – especially when testing security elements – it is convenient to be able to temporarily disable your own administrator privileges. Of course, you could just remove yourself from the Administrators group, but […]

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March 25, 2015

Hide SysOperation data contract dialog field in Dynamics AX 2012

The information in this post is based on Dynamics AX 2012 R3. It may or may not be valid for other versions. If you need to hide a data contract field from an automatically generated SysOperation dialog, you simply need to apply the SysOperationControlVisibilityAttribute attribute to the corresponding parm method. For example: [DataMemberAttribute, SysOperationControlVisibilityAttribute(false)] public […]

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March 25, 2015

Create account string with ledger dimensions from code in Dynamics AX 2012

The information in this post is based on Dynamics AX 2012 R3. It may or may not be valid for other versions. The way ledger dimensions work changed drastically with the release of Dynamics AX 2012. You have probably seen the dynamic account strings, in which main account numbers are merged with ledger dimensions into […]

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March 24, 2015

Update cross reference in batch in Dynamics AX 2012

The information in this post is based on Dynamics AX 2012 R3. It may or may not be valid for other versions. An updated cross reference is an invaluable tool for some tasks such as debugging and searching for where specific elements are used in Dynamics AX. Unfortunately, it takes so long to update that […]

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March 24, 2015

Dynamics AX 2012 SysOperation framework quick overview

The information in this post is based on Dynamics AX 2012 R3. It may or may not be valid for other versions. This post is just meant as a quick overview and cheat sheet. If you are new to the SysOperation framework, I strongly suggest that you read Microsoft’s white paper on the subject as […]

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