Eliminate estimate (class form) [AX 2012]

Updated: October 6, 2014

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

Click Project management and accounting > Periodic > Estimates > Eliminate estimates.

Use this form to eliminate all estimates for a given estimate date. To eliminate an estimate project, it must be 100 percent complete.

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

Enter criteria on the General tab

Submit a batch processing job from a form




View specific information for the elimination.


Set up the report as a batch job.




Open a query and select the data to be included.


Change the starting time and starting date of the batch job or set up a recurring batch job.


Modify or set up alerts for the batch job.



Period code

Select the period code to choose the appropriate estimate projects.

Estimate date

Select the appropriate estimate date for elimination.

Eliminate with WIP warnings

Select this check box to display a notification when an estimate that is associated with a work in progress will be eliminated.

If the check box is cleared, elimination cannot continue when any non-estimated transactions exist.

Caution noteCaution

This field is available only when elimination is being applied to an estimate project. It is always unavailable if you are using periodic postings. This setting works together with the settings made on the Estimate tab of the Project parameters form, in the Allow elimination when non-estimated transactions exist area.

Set stage to Finished

Select this check box to set the estimate project’s stage to Finished after you run elimination.

Print estimate list

Select the information to be included when the estimate list is printed.

Show Infolog

Select this check box to display the Infolog.

Posting date

Enter the ledger posting date of the estimate.

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