General ledger preview (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: April 27, 2011

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 > Inquiries > Forecasts. Click Hour, Expense, Fee, or On-account. On the menu bar, click General ledger preview.

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Click Project management and accounting > Inquiries > Forecasts > Item forecast. On the menu bar, click Project, and then click General ledger preview.

Use this form to view budget-related updates that would be written to the general ledger and that are generated by the current project forecast transaction.

Based on the quantity, cost price, sales currency, project, category, and dates that are entered in the forecast transaction, general ledger previews simulate how the ledger updates would look if they were actual budget register entries.

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

Tab

Description

Overview

View summary information about the budget amount details.

General tab

View project information for the budget amounts.

Field

Description

Ledger date

View the transaction date of the project-forecast transaction.

Ledger account

View the account number being used for transfer to the ledger.

Posting type

View the type of transaction.

Amount type

View whether the transaction contains a cost or a sales value.

Amount

View the transaction amount in the accounting currency.

Funding source

View the ID for the funding source that is used in the transaction.

Forecast model

View the forecast model number that is used in the transaction.

Project date

View the date of the project transaction.

Project ID

View the project ID.

Activity number

View the ID of the activity that is associated with the transaction.

Category

View the category that is entered in the forecast transaction.

Item

View the ID of the item that is associated with the transaction.

Worker

View the name of the worker who is associated with the transaction.

Project type

View the project type that is associated with the transaction.

Transaction type

View the type of forecast transaction.

Number

View the line number that is associated with the transaction.

Hours

View the number of hours that are involved in the transaction.

Payment status

View the payment status of the transaction.

Payment date

View the payment date of the transaction.

Ledger date

View the date of when the transaction would be posted to the ledger.

Posting type

View the posting type of the transaction.

Ledger account

View the account number to be transferred to the ledger.

Elimination

Specifies whether the transaction is generated by elimination.


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