Substance categories (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: May 2, 2011

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

Click Compliance and internal controls > Setup > Environmental sustainability > Substance categories.

Use this form to define substance categories. For example, you can create a category called Raw materials in which you can categorize the various raw materials that come in to your organization. Or, you might create categories for direct and indirect energies that are used by your organization.

The following table provides descriptions for the controls in this form.




View or enter the name of the substance category.


View or enter a brief description of the substance category.

Category type

View or select the type of the substance category. For example, Direct energy or Indirect energy.

Map color

Select or view the color that will represent the selected category type in the process map.

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