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AX for Retail: Printing Receipts to Microsoft OneNote 

I’m a big fan of Microsoft OneNote and I always like seeing our commercials that show some cool ways to use it.  When I first started working on AX for Retail I quickly got annoyed with how difficult it was to debug receipt printing by printing to either a physical printer or to XPS documents. ...

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AX for Retail: Printing Receipts with Windows Drivers 

When you set up a receipt printer in AX for Retail you have the choice to use either OPOS or Windows drivers.  With very few exceptions, you should always use OPOS drivers for standard receipt printers. Edit 2015-03-24:  This article was written for AX for Retail 2009.  Since this time the product team has added...

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AX for Retail: Run-down on Log Files 

Because of the modular aspect of AX for Retail, it can sometimes be a bit daunting to try and track down the log files when troubleshooting.  Here is a recap of where to go looking. Retail POS Log messages for Retail POS are stored in the POSISLOG table in the POS database.  The logging level...

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AX for Retail: Customizing the Retail Transaction Service 

[Update: April 18, 2012 – This ability to customize the Transaction Service has been greatly enhanced in AX for Retail 2012.  Please see this article for information.] A common request that we get from customers wanting to extend the AX for Retail is how to customize the Retail Transaction Service to send custom data back...

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AX for Retail: Modifying POS Labels and Strings 

A very common way to personalize the POS in Dynamics AX for Retail is to change the wording of the strings and labels in the product.  We give you a very simple way to do this – no code changes or compiling necessary. First of all, nearly every string that is used in the product...

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AX for Retail: Using DevExpress for POS Customization 

  [Edit, October 31, 2014]  2012 R2 and 2012 R3 use the same DevExpress components: AX for Retail 2012 R3 Post CU9:  14.2.107.0 (DevExpressSignedNoAPTCA-14.2.107.exe) AX for Retail 2012 R3:  11.2.111.0 AX for Retail 2012 R2:  11.2.111.0 (DXperienceSignedNoAPTCA-11.2.111.exe) AX for Retail 2012 (Feature Pack):  9.2.110.0 AX for Retail 2009:  9.2.109.0 [Edit, July 2, 2015] – A...

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