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Meters (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: May 19, 2012

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

Click Compliance and internal controls > Common > Environmental sustainability > Meters.

Use this form to define new meters or to activate or inactivate existing meters. You can use meters to track both incoming and outgoing substance flows.

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.




View or add information about the selected meter.

Entry interval

View or enter information about meter entry intervals.



Meter readings

Open the Meter readings form.


Open the Assignments form.



Meter ID

The unique identifier for the meter.


Select the substance that the meter tracks.

Source process

Select the source of the substance flow. For example, where a raw material that is used in your plant comes from.

Destination process

Select the destination of the substance flow. For example, where the waste produced from a specific material that is used in your plant will go.


Select this check box if the meter is active.

Meter type

Select Verification if you are using the meter for auditing purposes and not directly for reporting.


Enter a brief description of the meter.


The unit of measure for the substance that the meter is tracking.


Enter how frequently the data from meter readings is recorded. For example, if you enter 2 in the Frequency field and select Month in the Interval field, the data is recorded every two months.


Select the interval that you want to use for meter readings.

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