Mass update (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: March 29, 2011

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

Click Fixed assets > Periodic > Mass update.

Use this form to update the depreciation convention for a group of fixed assets.

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




Enter the depreciation information, period information, and depreciation convention information for the assets.


View and enter information about the batch.




Open the Mass update report form, where you can print the report.

Destinations ...

Open the Print destination settings form, where you can select where to print the report.


Open the Recurrence form, where you can enter recurring information for the batch.


Open the Set up alerts for batch jobs form, where you can set up an alert for a specific batch job.



Depreciation book

The depreciation book that contains the assets to be updated.

Placed in service start

The starting placed-in-service date.

Placed in service end

The ending placed-in-service date.

Current depreciation convention

The depreciation convention that is currently assigned to the assets.

New depreciation convention

The depreciation convention that will be assigned to the assets.

Fixed asset number

The asset to update. If this field is blank, all assets that meet the criteria will be updated.

Fixed asset group

The fixed asset group to update. If this field is blank, the assets that are selected for the process will not be restricted by the fixed asset group.

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