Rule debugger (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: December 9, 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 > Common > Product builder > Product models. Create or double-click a product model. Click Functions > Test model. The Rule debugger form automatically opens when you perform a test of your model.

Use this form to check the rules and constraints that you have built for the product models.

NoteNote

You can access the Rule debugger form only if you select the Use rule debugger check box in the Options form. For more information, see Enable/disable the rule debugger.

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

Tab

Description

Overview

View information from the General and Validation rule tabs.

General

View information about the type of variable with which you are working, associated user input, and the result of the evaluation of the rule.

Validation rule

View information about how your rules are declared.

Button

Description

Clear

Use this button to delete the list of validation rules.

Exit

Use this button to exit the Rule debugger form.

Field

Description

Debug number

The sequential number of the current debug session.

Clause number

The rule clause number in the Product Builder module that you are evaluating in this step.

Variable

The name of the modeling variable.

Index

Indicates the index of the variable that is selected. Index is set if the variable is of type array.

Validation type

The type of activity that caused this rule to appear. Activity types include user input, default, formula, action, and constraint.

User input

This check box is selected if the current line appears in reaction to user input.

True

This check box is selected if the current action/constraint evaluates to true and if the current validation type is not formula, user input, or default value.

False

This check box is selected if the current action/constraint evaluates to false and if the current validation type is not formula, user input, or default value.

Outcomes

The currently assigned value of the variable.

Description

The name of the rule that you are testing.

Version

The version of the related product model.

Local/Global

The type of the rule. Validation rules can be global or local. Global rules can be applied to several models. Local rules are set up for only one product model.

Data type

The type of data that the current variable holds.

Attribute type

The product variable type.

Rules checked

This check box is selected when the rule has passed the syntax check.


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