New, Changed, and Deprecated Features for AX 2012 [AX 2012]
Updated: April 13, 2014
Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012
Welcome to the Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 New, Changed, and Deprecated Features library. This library provides a summary of new and changed features for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, including Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, and Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3. The library also describes companion apps and tools and services that support AX 2012. It also includes deprecated feature notices for features that are planned for removal in AX 2012 or future versions. Familiarity with Microsoft Dynamics AX or other business management software is assumed.
You can download the New, Changed, and Deprecated Features book from the Microsoft Download Center.
The information in the library is structured as follows:
What’s new – Topics in the What’s new section describe new and changed features that are included in AX 2012, AX 2012 Feature Pack, AX 2012 R2, and AX 2012 R3 releases. Some What’s new topics are focused on all the features that have been added to a specific module. For example, the What's new: Accounts payable features topic includes a list of new and changed features in the Accounts payable module in AX 2012 releases. Other topics provide detailed information about key features that are included in AX 2012 releases. For example, the What's new: Role-based security topic provides details about the new role-based security framework for AX 2012.
Deprecated features – Topics in the deprecated features section provide details about the features that have been removed from the application in this version, or that are planned for removal in subsequent versions.
You can also view a list of all relevant What’s new topics for a specific user audience by accessing the audience-specific What’s new landing pages:
Users who are interested in country/region-specific features that are introduced in AX 2012 R2 and AX 2012 R3can see the What's new: Country/region specific features topic to view a list of country/region-specific What’s new topics.
Announcements: To see known issues and recent fixes, use Issue search in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS).