Manage cues (Enterprise Portal) [AX 2012]

Updated: September 8, 2011

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

A cue is a filtered view of a list that has been saved. You can create your own cues in the Microsoft Dynamics AX client by creating an advanced filter and then click the Save as cue button. You can also click the Save as cue button from any list page in the Microsoft Dynamics AX client. If you double-click a cue on your Role Center page in the Microsoft Dynamics AX client, the associated page opens and the filtered view is displayed. If you click a cue on your Role Center page in Enterprise Portal for Microsoft Dynamics AX, the associated page opens, but the filtered view is not displayed.

This topic provides information about how to add and modify cues on your Role Center page. For information about how to create cues from a list page or how to import and export a cue, see Manage Cues on Role Center pages.

NoteNote

If you change a cue, you must refresh the data on your Role Center by clicking Home on the top link bar.

  1. Click <User name> > Personalize this Page.

  2. Click the Add a Web Part link in the location where you want to add the Cues Web part.

  3. In the Categories section, select Microsoft Dynamics AX.

  4. In the Web Parts section, click Cues, and then click Add.

  5. In the Cues Web part, click Add Cue.

  6. In the Cue to add list, select a Cue.

  7. Click OK.

You can modify the display properties for a cue. Display properties include the caption, and the minimum and maximum number of items that are displayed for the cue.

  1. In the Cues Web part, click Manage Cues.

  2. Click the cue that you want to modify, and then click the pencil icon to modify the cue's properties. Depending on the type of cue, you can make the following changes:

    1. Enter the name that is displayed for the cue in the Web part.

    2. Enter the minimum number of items that can be displayed for the cue. If this minimum is not reached, the cue is displayed as having no items.

    3. Enter the maximum number of items that can be displayed for the cue. If this maximum is exceeded, the cue displays only the maximum number of items.

    4. Specify the threshold for the cue. If the criteria that you specify are not met, a warning icon is displayed for the cue.

    5. For cues that display currency information, select the type of total amounts that are displayed for combined records in the cue:

      • None – No total is displayed.

      • Sum – The total sum of all record values is displayed.

      • Avg – The average value of the records is displayed.

      • Min – The lowest value of the records is displayed.

      • Max – The highest value of the records is displayed.

      You also select the table that is used when the totals are calculated.

    6. Click OK.

  3. Click OK.


Announcements: To see known issues and recent fixes, use Issue search in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS).

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