Presentations (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: December 14, 2010

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 > Setup > Product catalogs > Presentations.

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Click Product information management > Setup > Product catalogs > Product groups. In the upper or lower pane, select a line and then click Presentations.

Use this form to configure the way that product groups and items are presented in the Customer Self-Service (CSS) module. The CSS module represents the customer role in Enterprise Portal. Select a node with a type of Item or Product group in the upper pane and then attach a description and an image in the lower pane.

NoteNote

If you opened this form from the Product information management area page, you can switch between Item and Product group. If you opened this form from the Product groups form, you can work with only the current line.

An icon indicates whether an image has been attached to the current item or product group.

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

Tab

Description

Description

Enter an item description.

Summary

Enter an item summary.

Product description

Enter a product description.

Image

Add and remove images and indicate whether to add or remove an image for all languages or only the current language. The images are imported into the Microsoft Dynamics AX database. The common formats are .gif and .jpg. The .gif files cannot be displayed in Microsoft Dynamics AX, but you still can save .gif files to be displayed in Enterprise Portal.

Button

Description

Edit

Open the HTML editor to change the description, summary, or product description.

Delete

Delete the description.

Field

Description

Type

Select Product group or Item.

Language

Select a language for the description.

Item number

The identification number for the item.

Configuration

The item configuration that specifies an item with specific attributes.

Size

The size of the item.

Color

The color of the item.

Product name

The product name of the item.

Item type

The type that determines how the item is administered.

Text

If a check mark is displayed, a description has been associated with the item or product group. If a red X is displayed, a description has not been associated.

Image

If a check mark is displayed, an image has been attached to the item or product group. If a red X is displayed, an image has not been attached.

Product group

The unique identification of the product group.

Name

The name of the product group.

Type

The type of node that is attached. This can be Group node or Item node.

Brief description

A brief description of the product group or item, depending on the selection in the Type field. If you use this description, you can have language-controlled product groups and item descriptions in Enterprise Portal.

In CSS, the field is used as follows:

  • A description of product groups if the field for detailed description in this form is empty.

  • A description of product groups and items in the overview forms that are accessed from the Products web menu.

  • The Item name field on the Item description web form is available when you click an item number in Enterprise Portal.


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