Date intervals (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: May 24, 2011

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 > Periods > Date intervals.

Use this form to create and maintain date intervals that you can use on the financial statement.

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

Tab

Description

General

View or specify information for the selected date interval. The resulting dates will be displayed in the From date and To date field groups.

You can define intervals in detail or according to the fixed dates in the Locked start and Locked end fields.

Field

Description

Date interval code

Enter a unique code for the date interval.

Description

Enter a short description of the date interval.

From date

Enter the starting date of the date interval.

To date

Enter the ending date of the date interval.

Before (From date)

Select the type of date interval to create.

Start/End (From date)

Select whether the value in the From date field is a starting date or an ending date.

+/- (From date)

Enter the number variance to create the Starting point field date for the From date field date. For example, if you are creating a date interval for next year, you could enter 1 and select Years in the Days, months, years or periods field to indicate one year. The date that is calculated using this information is displayed in the After adjustments field.

Days, months, years or periods (From date)

Select the unit to use with the +/- field value. The date that is calculated using this information is displayed in the After adjustments field.

After (From date)

To create a date interval within a date interval, such as a quarter in a year or a month in a quarter, select the type of date interval to create. The date that is calculated using this information is displayed in the After adjustments field.

Start/End (From date)

Select whether the value in the After field is a starting date or an ending date.

Locked start (From date)

Enter the fixed start date, if any, for the current date interval. This value is displayed in the From date field.

Calculation date (From date)

The system date, which typically is today’s date.

Starting point (From date)

The date that is calculated by using the Calculation date field value and the options that you select in the other fields.

After adjustments (From date)

The date that is calculated by using the Calculation date field value and the options that you select in the other fields.

Before (To date)

Select the type of date interval to create. You should select the same option that you selected in the Before (From date) field.

Start/End (To date)

Select whether the value in the From date field is a starting date or an ending date. If you selected Start in the Start/End (From date) field, you should select End for this field.

+/- (To date)

Enter the number variance to create the Starting point field date for the To date field date. For example, if you are creating a date interval for next year, you could enter 1 and select Years in the Days, months, years or periods field to indicate one year. The date that is calculated using this information is displayed in the After adjustments field.

Days, months, years or periods (To date)

Select the unit to use with the +/- field value. The date that is calculated using this information is displayed in the After adjustments field.

After (To date)

To create a date interval within a date interval, such as a quarter in a year or a month in a quarter, select the type of date interval to create. The date that is calculated using this information is displayed in the After adjustments field.

Start/End (To date)

Select whether the value in the After field is a starting date or an ending date.

Locked end (To date)

Enter the fixed end date, if any, for the current date interval. This value is displayed in the To date field.

Calculation date (To date)

The system date, which typically is today’s date.

Starting point (To date)

The date that is calculated by using the Calculation date field value and the options that you select in the other fields.

After adjustments (To date)

The date that is calculated by using the Calculation date field value and the options that you select in the other fields.


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