Register absences for multiple workers (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: October 12, 2011

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

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Use this form to enter absence information for workers who you are the absence administrator for.


You must create absence journals before you can register absence transactions. For more information, see Create absence journals.

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




Send a completed journal to the absence administrator for approval.

Create series

Register a sequential group of absences that use the same absence code and description for a specified date range.


Open the selected absence registration. Open absence registrations must be closed before you can transfer an absence journal for approval.

Typically, you indicate that an absence is open when you do not know the ending date of the absence.


Close the selected absence transaction.



Absence setup

The absence setup that is associated with the worker. For more information, see Key task: Set up absence information.


The name of the worker who is registering an absence.


The status of the absence journal.

Start date

The first date of the period that absences can be recorded for.

End date

The last date of the period that absences can be recorded for.

This field is blank if No period is selected in the Unit box in the absence setup that is assigned to the employee. This means that absences are not recorded on a fixed period basis.

Absence registration

The identification code for the absence record.


The absence date.

Absence code

The absence code that is assigned to the absence registration. The absence code usually provides the reason for the absence.

Note from registrar

Additional information about the absence registrations in the absence journal that are entered by the person who is registering the absence for the worker. The absence administrator cannot modify this note.

Note from approver

Additional information provided by the absence administrator. For example, the absence administrator can enter the reason why they rejected an absence registration for a worker.

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