Set up graphic parameters [AX 2012]

Updated: July 13, 2011

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

Click Product information management > Common > Product builder > Product models. On the Action Pane, in the Setup group, click Graphic.


This information applies only to Product builder.

  1. In the Default graphic field, specify the path and the name of the default graphic file.

  2. In the Path to saved graphics field, specify the path and the name of the folder where the graphic files should be saved

  3. In the File name format field, specify the format to generate the file name. Use the '%n' signs to refer to variables selected in the Variable field that will be replaced with the values of the variable in the n position in the variable list. Specify the graphic file name extension, also.

  4. In the Variable field, select, in the appropriate order, the variables that influence the item graphical representation and that will be considered when the file name is generated.

  5. Fill in the Index field if array variables are used.

  6. In the Length field, specify the length of text of the current variable value in the generated file name.

  7. If you will set up intervals for the variable, select the variable and then click Interval to open the Interval form.


    You can set up intervals for numeric variables only.

  8. Click CTRL+N. Two lines will appear. In the Variable field, a unique identifier of the selected variable will be displayed.

  9. In the Operator field, select an operator for the current line.

  10. In the Interval field, type the value for the interval.


    The value that you enter in the first line will define the first interval (from 0 to this value). In the second line, set up the next interval. It will be from the value specified in the previous line to the value that you enter in the current line. You can create as many intervals as needed.

  11. In the Value field, specify the variable value that will be used to generate the file name

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