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Extending the Extended Logon functionality for MPOS and Cloud POS 

Included in MPOS and CPOS are two methods for extended logon functionality: logging in by scanning a barcode or by swiping a card with a magnetic stripe reader (MSR). Setup for these are described here: https://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/dynamics365/unified-operations/retail/extended-logon. One shortcoming of the out-of-the-box functionality, however, is that each of these methods only allows for five significant digits...

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AX for Retail: Modern POS Custom Labels and Strings 

This is a follow-up to a previous article I wrote about modifying labels and strings in Enterprise POS.  The process is similar in Modern POS (MPOS) and Cloud POS (CPOS) but different enough that a new article is warranted.  Additionally, since that article was written we have added a couple tools to make this more...

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AX for Retail: Instant Email Receipts in Enterprise POS (EPOS) 

Dynamics AX For Retail Enterprise POS (EPOS) has functionality to email receipts but the implementation of the feature has a few tradeoffs: Email does not get sent immediately at the conclusion of the transaction.  Instead, the process goes like this:  1) a transaction is uploaded to HQ (via P-job); 2) it gets calculated on a...

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AX for Retail R3: Training Videos for Commerce Data Exchange Async 

I’m happy to announce greater availability for a set of training videos that I created for Commerce Data Exchange (CDX) Async Server and Async Client.  The content clocks in at around three hours and is a fairly comprehensive walkthrough of the technology.  It is primarily focused on the IT Pro audience, but developers and end...

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Dynamics AX R3 Demo Image: “The price cannot be calculated for the item. Please manually enter the correct price” error in EPOS 

Update (2015-08-13):  If you are using the 2013 R3 CU9 demo image you may run into the same error with a (much) different root cause and workaround.  Please see this post for notes on how to fix that issue. If you are using the Dynamics AX demo image (https://technet.microsoft.com/en-us/library/dn741578.aspx) you may have seen this error...

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