Billing code custom fields (form) (Public sector) [AX 2012]

Updated: May 30, 2013

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

Click Accounts receivable > Setup > Billing code custom fields.

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Click Accounts receivable > Setup > Billing codes. Click the Custom fields tab.

You can create and assign custom fields to billing codes and collect values for the fields when free text invoices are created. For example, if a user creates a free text invoice with a billing code line for a false alarm charge, you can also request that they enter the day of the week and the time of day that the alarm occurred.

NoteNote

This form is available only if the Public Sector configuration key is selected.

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

Tab

Description

Details

Enter the variable name, default value, and custom field requirements.

Description

Enter usage details and help text for the custom field.

Billing code references

View a list of billing codes that the selected custom field is assigned to.

Button

Description

New

Create a new billing code custom field.

Delete

Delete the selected billing code custom field.

NoteNote

You can only delete custom fields that have not been associated with a billing code.

Fields

Description

Name

Enter the custom field name that is visible to the user.

Type

Select the data type to assign to the custom field.

NoteNote

You can only modify custom field types that have not been associated with a billing code.

Variable name

Enter the name that will be used in rate scripts.

NoteNote

The variable name must be a string with no spaces and use only letters, numbers, and the underscore character.

Default

Enter a default value for the custom field.

Enforce minimum value

Select this check box to set a minimum requirement that must be met to save the custom field value.

NoteNote

This field is only available for integer, decimal, and currency custom field types.

Minimum value

Enter the minimum value for the custom field.

Enforce maximum value

Select this check box to set a maximum value that cannot be exceeded.

NoteNote

This field is only available for integer, decimal, and currency custom field types.

Maximum value

Enter the maximum value for the custom field.

Maximum length

Enter the maximum number of characters allowed for the custom field (up to 255 characters).

NoteNote

This field is only available for text custom field types.

Usage description

Describe how the custom field should be used. This is for internal purposes only and is not visible to the user.

Help text

Enter status bar information that will assist users with their data entry.

NoteNote

This field is limited to 100 characters.


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