Production journal names (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: February 22, 2011

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

Click Production control > Setup > Production journal names.

Use this form to set up journals to record actual production consumption. You assign a name from one of the four journal types that are available.


Assign a unique name to each journal to prevent more than one person from working in the same journal at the same time.

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



General tab

View the details about the journal. Details include voucher information, posting details, and whether the journal is blocked or set to private use.




Use the wizard to create a production journal name and to set up the categories that reflect your voucher and posting forms. Journals can be created to show weekly or monthly intervals.




The name of the journal.


The description of the journal.

Voucher series

Select the voucher series to use for the journal.

Journal type

The type of production journal.

Selection by

Indicate when a new voucher number is automatically picked. Select one of the following options:

  • Posting

  • Entry

New voucher by

Select when a new voucher is allocated.

Detail level

Select the level of detail for the journal information that is posted. The options are as follows:

  • Details – Multiple journal lines are posted individually.

  • Summary – Multiple journal lines are summarized and then posted.

Delete lines after posting

Select this check box to delete the journal lines after they are posted.

Private for user group

The user group that has exclusive use of the journal.

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