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What's new in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 cumulative update 6 [AX 2012]

Updated: October 31, 2013

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2

In cumulative update 6 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, we added and changed a number of features. This topic lists the feature changes by module and by country/region and provides links to related topics.

The following table outlines features added in cumulative update 6 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2.

Module

What’s new

Accounts payable

  • Generate positive pay files to help banks prevent check fraud.

  • Prepay 100 percent of a purchase order amount.

  • Recover pending invoices that have unsaved changes.

For more information, see What's new: Accounts payable features.

Accounts receivable

Mandates and pre-notifications for Single Euro Payment Area (SEPA) direct debits. For more information, see What's new: Accounts receivable features.

General ledger

  • Multiple reporting currencies can be displayed on financial statements when you use Management Reporter for Microsoft Dynamics ERP.

  • Updates to list pages for trial balances

  • Financial reporting options

  • Suspended or inactive financial dimension values are not displayed in lookup forms.

For more information, see What's new: General ledger features.

Product information management

  • The expression editor has been updated to comply with the industry standard that a product designer expects for building expressions in Microsoft Dynamics AX.

  • When you work with product configuration models, you can now use calculations to test the impact of different decimal numbers when you configure a product.

For more information, see What's new: Product information management features.

Production control features

  • You can modify the activity relations in the production flow versions by using the Edit activity relation form.
    (Lean manufacturing)

  • The material date calculation is based on the actual job schedule. When a job is sequenced in the schedule, the material date and time are recalculated based on the expected receipt date and time of the job.
    (Lean manufacturing)

  • In previous releases, when capable to promise (CTP) explosion firmed a withdrawal kanban for a scheduled rule, the pegging to the required material was incorrect and the dynamic plan was inaccurate. This problem is fixed.
    (Lean manufacturing)

  • You can now combine event kanbans together with CTP. The ability to move firmed orders based on CTP is limited to event kanbans, and occurs only when sales order lines are created.

Project management and accounting

  • Reverse an hour transaction for a project.

  • Generate project budget revenue amounts from budget cost amounts for a project.

  • New Integration Solution for Microsoft Dynamics AX projects and Microsoft Dynamics CRM.

For more information, see What's new: Project management and accounting features.

Microsoft Dynamics AX Application Integration Framework (AIF)

  • Support for deploying Microsoft Dynamics AX services to the Windows Azure Service Bus.

  • Support for creating mobile applications.

For more information, see What's new: Services and Application Integration Framework.

Update installer

  • Automatic selection of applicable application updates only.

  • Support for filtering hotfixes to install by module, country/region or configuration key.

  • Conflict summary for each hotfix displays the number of potential conflicts for a hotfix.

  • Conflict details provide further information about potential conflicts.

For more information, see What's new: Update installer

In cumulative update 6 for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, we added and changed a number of country/region-specific features.

Country/region

What’s new

Brazil

  • Cancel an NF-e by using an event web service.

  • Sistema de Contingência do Ambiente Nacional (SCAN) contingency mode for Brazil

  • Issue import fiscal documents for services.

  • Updates to the taxation origin of items

  • Fiscal books information in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 can be integrated with Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.

  • Fiscal books ease-of-use and retail compliance enhancements

For more information, see What's new: Country-specific features for Brazil (BRA).

China

  • Allocate fixed asset depreciation costs to multiple organization units, and track the transfer history.

  • Chinese tax integration for VAT customer invoices

  • Calculate payment fees by using a bank payment rule.

For more information, see What's new: Country-specific features for China (CHN).

Denmark

Specify external codes for units for Offentlig Information Online Universal Business Language (OIOUBL) electronic invoices. For more information, see What's new: Country-specific features for Denmark (DNK).

Europe

Include transfer order transactions on the Intrastat report. For more information, see What's new: Region-specific features for Europe.

France

Apply a penalty when a customer payment is past due. For more information, see What's new: Country-specific features for France (FRA).

Germany

  • A legal entity can manually update the default electronic tax server IP addresses to be used for submitting VAT reports.

  • Generate the European Union (EU) sales list for Germany.

For more information, see What's new: Country-specific features for Germany (DEU).

Hungary

Itemized value-added tax (VAT) statements for VAT reporting. For more information, see What's new: Country-specific features for Hungary (HUN).

India

  • Apply a reverse charge mechanism for the Others category for services.

  • Accounting codes for service tax payments

  • Calculate withholding tax that excludes taxes and charges.

  • Specify the large taxpayer unit (LTU) code for a legal entity.

For more information, see What's new: Country-specific features for India (IND).

Japan

  • Debit and credit amounts in the transaction currency

  • Calculate payment fees.

  • Allocate the cost of fixed asset depreciation to multiple organization units, and track the history of location transfers.

  • Calculate depreciation for fixed assets.

For more information, see What's new: Country-specific features for Japan (JPN).

Mexico

Filter vendor invoices for the Declaración Informativa de Operaciones con Terceros (DIOT). For more information, see What's new: Country-specific features for Mexico (MEX).

Norway

Specify external codes for units for EHF electronic documents. For more information, see What's new: Country-specific features for Norway (NOR).

Russia

Restore a fixed asset depreciation bonus. For more information, see What's new: Country-specific features for Russia (RUS).


Announcements: To see known issues and recent fixes, use Issue search in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS).
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