Compare purchase order versions (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: October 12, 2012

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

Click Procurement and sourcing > Common > Purchase orders > All purchase orders. On the Action Pane, on the Manage tab, click Compare purchase order versions.

Use this form to track the changes that you made to purchase orders. Changes are visible in the form only when a purchase order is confirmed or reconfirmed, or when changes to the purchase order are approved through workflow.

The form displays a node tree, where the top-level node is the purchase order. The purchase lines appear as second level nodes. Underlying transactions appear as third and fourth level nodes. When you click a node, the right hand window refreshes to show the fields and the changes.

NoteNote

Workflow is enabled only if you select the Activate change management check box in the Procurement and sourcing parameters, Create purchase order, or Vendors form.

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

Tab

Description

Changed fields

View the fields that have been changed on the purchase order.

Fields

Description

Transaction

Displays the transaction that you have selected in the node tree of the form.

Change type

Each transaction will be assigned a change type. These are as follows:

  1. Unchanged - indicates that no changes have been made since the last time the purchase order was approved or confirmed.

  2. Added - used when the purchase order is in state Draft and purchase lines have been added. When the purchase order is approved, the change type changes to Unchanged.

  3. Modified - indicates that changes have been made since the last time the purchase order was approved or confirmed.

  4. Deleted – used when the purchase order is in state Draft and purchase lines have been deleted. When the purchase order is approved, the deleted lines disappear from the node tree.

Field label

The field in the Purchase order form that was changed.

Old value

Shows the original amount on the purchase order.

New value

Shows the amount of the purchase order after the change to the amount on the original purchase order.


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