External codes (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: October 10, 2012

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 > Released products. On the Action Pane, click the General tab, and select External codes

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Click Sales and marketing > Common > Customers > All customers. On the All customers list page, double-click a customer. On the Sell tab, click Setup > External codes

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Click Accounts receivable > Common > Customers > All customers. On the All customers list page, double-click a customer. On the Sell tab, click Setup > External codes

Use this form to set up, define, and maintain external codes for different fields that are used to send and receive documents electronically through Application Integration Framework (AIF).

The fields for which you can define codes differ depending on where the form is accessed from. For example, if you open this form from the Released products form, you can define external codes for the company's own item numbers. If you open the form from the Customers form, you can define external codes for the company's customer account numbers.

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

Tab

Description

Overview

An overview of the general characteristics of the external codes in a grid view.

General

Information about the external code that is selected on the Overview tab.

Tab

Description

Value

Define the actual value of the external code.

Field

Description

Code

The identifier for the external code definition. Type a short name, for example, EAN, ISBN, or ISSN, if you create standard codes.

External code definition

Enter the exact definition of the external code type. The definition is specified in the document.

Standard code

Select this check box if the external code is an officially standardized code.

Description

Provide a detailed description of the active external code.

Value

Enter the actual value of the selection according to the external code type. The value specified will be transferred to documents. For example, if ISBN is the external code for items, enter the ISBN number of the item in this field.


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