Modify the external item description [AX 2012]

Updated: March 22, 2011

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

You can use the Edit external description page to modify the external description of an item. The external description consists of text that describes the item and an alternative item number. Multiple external item descriptions can be set up for each item.

Vendors can also modify the external description of an item if they are the primary suppliers of the item. For more information, see View or edit your supplied products information.

  1. Click Procurement on the top link bar, and then click Released products on the Quick Launch. The Released products page is displayed.

  2. Select the item that you want to change. On the Action Pane, on the Purchase tab, in the Related information group, click External item description. The Edit external description page is displayed.

  3. Enter the external item number and the description that you want to associate with the selected item.

  4. Click Save and close to save the changes and return to the Released products list page. The new information now becomes available when you view details about this item.

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