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How to Setup Workflow Email Alerts in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

1. Setup an email address for any user who will receive the alerts and enable workflow email alerts for that user a. System Administration -> Common -> Users b. Highlight the user and click Options.  Enter the users E-mail address. c. On the left side click ‘Notifications’ […]

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New Video Training – Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Warehouse and Transportation

With the upcoming release of AX 2012 R3, there will be a number of new features that are going to be included out of the box. Specifically, the new warehousing and transportation modules are going to be real game changers for the Dynamics AX solution. Getting up […]

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Warehousing for AX and Catch Weight: A Match Made in Heaven

With the upcoming release of Microsoft Dynamics AX R3, many users are excited for the unveiling of the newly acquired Warehousing and Transportation Management functionality built directly into the base AX framework. What some businesses may be disappointed to learn, however, is that, out of the box, […]

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Using Methods in Table Filters & Query Ranges in Dynamics AX 2012

In Dynamics AX, there is a class called SysQueryRangeUtil that can be utilized in both query ranges and table filters. Using methods from this class allow you to be very precise about what dates you want to use in reports or for filtering your data. Let’s say […]

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Is Dynamics AX 2012R3 Warehouse Management (WMS) and Transportation (TMS) right for your company?

The real answer is: They almost certainly are right for your business…as long as you and your trusted advisors understand which elements work for you, and which are not beneficial. The real question should be: Which parts of the Dynamics AX 2013R3 WMS & TMS capabilities will […]

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How to Check Dynamics AX 2012 Version Numbers & Applied Hotfixes

With any Ax2012 environment, it is important to make sure that when you apply a hotfix to that environment that the hotfix is applied to all AX2012 components in that environment. This can be quite the undertaking, depending on how spread out your environment is. This is […]

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Detecting Blocking and Identifying the Source in Dynamics AX 2009

When a process attempts to initiate a lock on a resource that has already been locked by a separate process, blocking occurs.  This can cause Microsoft Dynamics AX user screens to freeze for an extended period of time or a batch job to run beyond the normal […]

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Microsoft to acquire Blue Horseshoe Warehouse and Transportation Management Solutions for Microsoft Dynamics AX

MarketWired [Carmel, IN,] [USA] — Blue Horseshoe announced a collaboration agreement with Microsoft today that includes the acquisition of Blue Horseshoe’s Warehousing for AX (WAX) and Transportation for AX (TRAX) solutions.  This technology will help Microsoft accelerate its Microsoft Dynamics AX supply chain management roadmap with plans to […]

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Manipulating Addresses in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Making the switch from Dynamics AX 2009 to 2012 can be a big change for users and developers alike. When making the switch, one of the big changes that affected what I was working on was how addresses are stored and handled in 2012. For example, in […]

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How to open a form with a preset filter in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009

Sometimes key users are only interested in certain collections of records in a given form in Dynamics AX.  For example, one user may only be in charge of creating and maintaining ‘corporate’ type customers (in this example, customer group field value of 20 identifies customers are corporate). […]

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