Journal descriptions - General ledger (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: May 30, 2012

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

Click General ledger > Setup > Journals > Journal descriptions.

Use this form to create descriptions that you can select on journal lines.

  1. Enter Description 1 in the Identification field.

  2. Enter Daily in the Search name field.

  3. Enter Daily transactions in the Description field.

  4. On a journal line, type Daily or Description 1 in the Description field.

  5. The text Daily transactions is automatically found and is entered in the Description field on the line.

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




Create and view descriptions for journals.


View the Overview tab information for the selected description.




Enter an identifier for the description.

Search name

Enter a short name that is easy to remember. You will type this name on the journal line to use this description.


Enter the text to be displayed in the Description field for journals.

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