Purchase order (form) (Project Management and Accounting Add-in) [AX 2012]

Updated: October 5, 2012

Applies To: 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 Purchase order tab, in the New group, click Purchase order. In the Create purchase order form, enter the required information, and then click OK. Alternatively, double-click a purchase order on the All purchase orders list page.

Use this form to create and modify purchase orders for projects in which you want to withhold part or all of payment to a vendor until specified conditions are met. The vendor payment retention terms are defined in the project contract.


These controls are available only if the Project Management and Accounting Add-in is installed.

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

These fields can be accessed in Line view on the Purchase order lines FastTab.



Vendor retention term

The vendor retention term that is associated with the project. You can select a different retention term for each line.

Pay when paid

Select this check box to indicate that the line item should not be paid to the vendor until the customer has paid you for it. The check box is automatically selected if you enter a percentage in the PWP percentage threshold field in the Projects form.

PWP payment threshold percentage

The percentage of a line item that the customer must pay you before you pay the vendor. This field is not available unless the Pay when paid check box is selected.


If you enter a percentage in the PWP percentage threshold field in the Projects form, the amount is automatically entered in this field.

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