Microsoft Dynamics 365 Blog

Customizing the Bank reconciliation report to filter currency revaluation transactions 

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Hello, When the Foreign currency revaluation process is run, Dynamics AX adjusts the amounts in the General Ledger accounts to recognize possible differences between the exchange rate for the original transaction currency, and the exchange rate that is used during the conversion to the accounting currency. As per the current design, Bank accounts are not…Read more

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AX ReportViewer web part fails with time out after running >90 seconds 

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I recently have an incident with the same timeout error mentioned in the blog in below that customer would like to run report exceeding 4 minutes in EP. The same steps are used to extend the AsyncPostBackTimeout attribute except that AxScriptManager is searched/modified instead of ScriptManager in the master page mentioned in the blog. http://blogs.msdn.com/b/selvar/archive/2013/05/15/sharepoint-web-part-page-hosting-reportviewer-web-part-fails-with-sys-webforms-pagerequestmanagertimeoutexception-the-server-request-timed-out.aspx We…Read more

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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012: Install multiple instances of Reporting Services extensions on the same machine 

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With Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 we do not support the setup where we have several instances of SQL Reporting Services on the same box connecting to different AOS. The reporting extensions always made connection to AOS mentioned in current configuration taken from Dynamics AX 2009 Configuration Utility. There is no way to change it. The…Read more

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How to reduce the file size of PDF files generated by AX 2009 

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PDF files generated from Microsoft Dynamics AX can get quite large in size. In this thread I share some hints on how you can potentially reduce the size of the generated PDF file. ImagesDuring PDF generation each image will be temporarily converted to a 24bit BMP file and afterwards stored as a JPG. So it does not…Read more

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BarcodeCode128 and Tilde Character 

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Recently we came across an issue with BarcodeCode128 barcodes – when using a tilde character (~) within a BarcodeCode128 barcode in AX the resulting barcode can be unreadable by scanners. The reason for this is that Code128 has three different code sets associated with it – using an escape character in the barcode string to…Read more

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Documentation “How to: Add a URL Drill Through Action” confusing 

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Recently we found an “Invalid Range” error to logged when using drill through on an AX SRS Report we created for a custom table following the documentation at the link below:     “How to: Add a URL Drill Through Action” http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-US/library/cc582049.aspx From further investigation we found the the hardcoded 1 at indexFields.Add method from the code…Read more

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