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We’ve posted additional Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 content on TechNet and MSDN.

The New, Changed, and Deprecated Features guide has been updated to include R2 features. The guide contains new features for 2012, the 2012 Feature Pack, and 2012 R2, so to find the latest information, you need to search for R2.

We have also posted a new document–the New Features List for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2. It lists only the features that have been added to the product in this release.

We’ve also added a topic specifically for developers, called What’s New in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 for Developers.

Installable help updates with translated Help content are now available as well. Links to the Knowledge base articles for the updates are:

For more information about documentation for all versions of the product, see the following resources:

Updated System Administrator topics on TechNet

The Installation and Upgrade content on TechNet has been updated to apply to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2.

Topics that support the following 2012 R2 features have been published on TechNet.

Data partitioning

Virtual company scenarios: Project management and accounting

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Updated Developer topics on MSDN

The reference topics for X++ and .NET have been updated for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2. This update includes changes to thousands of topics. In particular, the .NET Framework Classes for Microsoft Dynamics AX Retail section has changed. In this section, we added the Microsoft.Dynamics.Commerce.Runtime Namespace, and significantly updated the Microsoft.Dynamics.Retail.Pos.Contracts Namespace.

Documentation for over 1900 Data upgrade scripts has also been updated for R2.

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Updated Application User topics on TechNet

Extensive updates to the Application User content have been made, including the addition of topics that support features released for the below countries/regions. To review which feature areas have been updated, see the New, Changed, and Deprecated Features guide or the New Features List for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2.



Czech Republic

Eastern Europe









US Payroll

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Printable Guides

The following guides have been updated to support R2.

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White Papers

The following white papers have been published or updated to support R2.


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