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AX for Retail 2012: Working with Custom Fields 

In AX for Retail 2012 we added the ability to create custom fields for use on the POS.  Because there is a bit of programming involved, a good example will probably help out. Note:  One of the first hotfixes released for AX for Retail 2012 POS was KB 2690582.  This is a required hotfix if...

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Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Custom Code Validation Tool Released 

Download: Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011 Custom Code Validation Tool The purpose of this tool is to assist customers and partners of Microsoft Dynamics CRM identify potential issues with their custom JavaScript in JavaScript libraries and HTML web resources.  The Microsoft Dynamics CRM Q4 2012 Service Update will include significant changes in the web application in...

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Resolve Breaking Script Issues When Upgrading Microsoft Dynamics CRM 

We want you to have a great experience when you upgrade to Microsoft Dynamics CRM. A future update rollup for Microsoft Dynamics CRM on-premises and service update for Microsoft Dynamics CRM Online  will include significant changes in the web application in order to be able to support a variety of browsers. This change will expand the...

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AX for Retail 2012: Customizing the Transaction Service 

  A very frequent request in AX for Retail 2009 was for the ability to customize the Retail Transaction Service.  The Transaction Service is used to make synchronous calls into AX (Retail Headquarters) to get real-time information – a very common scenario for many POS operations. While it was possible to customize Transaction Service in...

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Help Server in AX 2012 

This post is by Bob Schloman, Senior Content Publishing Manager for Dynamics AX Financials and HRM. The Help Server, a new feature in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, makes it easier to install, update, and extend the product documentation. We moved to a server-based infrastructure in response to feedback from customers and partners. The new Help...

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Best Practices on Deploying Hotfixes or Cumulative Updates Across Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Environments 

Element IDs are assigned installation specific, meaning that the IDs are assigned when the element is first installed and that the IDs for an element can differ between installations. Applying a hotfix or a Cumulative Update (CU) separately in 2 different environments might cause element Id differences and hence Id conflicts. The recommendations on how to...

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AX for Retail: The Blank Operation Explained 

One of the easiest and fastest ways to extend the AX for Retail POS is by using the Blank Operation.  Blank Operations can be assigned to buttons in your Retail POS till layout – and you can deploy as many of them as you wish, which makes using them very flexible.  Certain aspects of the...

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