Preprocess fixed units (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: October 19, 2012

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

Click Preprocessing upgrade checklist > Prepare application data for preprocessing > Fixed units

Use this form to set up system units. The system units define the units for length, mass, and volume that appear as suggested values in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.


The shared units of measure are defined in the Preprocess units form. Define these before you begin this task.

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




Check for validation errors before you set the units of measure to ready for upgrade.

Set to ready for upgrade

Set to Ready for upgrade when you have resolved all validation errors.



Partition key

Select a data partition for preprocessing.


This control is available only if you are upgrading to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 or AX 2012 R3.

Length, Mass, Liquid volume

Select the system units that you want to apply for length, mass, and liquid volume.


The units that you select must belong to the unit classes for length, mass, and liquid volume. You assign units of measure to unit classes in the Preprocess units form.

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