Cost lines setup (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: October 17, 2012

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

Click Cost accounting > Setup > Grouping > Line structures. Select a line structure, and then click Cost lines.

Use this form to group your cost categories and service categories in cost lines.

Additionally, you can create line totals and calculation lines.

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

Tab

Description

Overview tab

Create and view all cost lines.

General tab

View information about the cost line that is selected on the Overview tab.

Cost categories

Create and view the cost categories for the cost line that is selected on the Overview tab.

Service categories

Create and view the service categories for the cost line that is selected on the Overview tab.

Calculation

Create and view all calculation information for the cost line that is selected on the Overview tab.

Line total

Create and view the cost lines that are used to calculate this line total.

Button

Description

Display structure

Open the Display structure form to show the line structure in a tree view.

Load cost categories

Use this function to import the cost categories.

Load service categories

Use this function to import the service categories.

Field

Description

Line structure

The identification code of the line structure selected in the Line structures form.

Cost line

Enter the number of this line.

Name

Enter the description of this line

Line type

Select one of the following line types:

  • Cost category value

  • Service value

  • Line total

  • Calculation

Cost category

Enter the number of the cost category that you want to include in this line.

Account name

Select the account name of the cost category.

Service category

Enter the number of the service category that you want to include in this line.

Posting type

Select one of the following posting types:

  • Debit

  • Credit

NoteNote

If you use the wrong debit code, the result that is shown on the report might be wrong.

Line number

Enter the number of the cost line for which you want the total.

Description

Enter or view the description of the service category, calculation line, or cost line.

Source

Select or view one of the following calculation sources:

  • Line

  • Cost category

  • Service category

  • Reference table

  • Value

Reference number

Select or view a reference that is related to the selection in the Source field.

Expression

Select a calculation expression.

Value

Select one of the following calculation values:

  • Total

  • Fixed

  • Variable

  • Quantity


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