(PM) Create purchase release orders (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: August 30, 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 > Purchase agreements. On the Action Pane, on the Purchase agreement tab, in the New group, click Release order.


Click Accounts payable > Common > Purchase orders > Purchase agreements. Double-click a purchase agreement to open it. On the Action Pane, on the Purchase agreement tab, in the xx group, click Release order.

Use this form to release a purchase order against a purchase agreement. In this form, you can only release from purchase agreement lines in which a quantity has been specified.


Use the upper section of this form to prepare the header of the release order. If the agreement has:

  • Quantity commitments - prepare the lines for the release order in the lower section of this form.

  • Value commitments - you cannot enter such lines until you create the release order.

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

The information is specific to Process manufacturing production and logistics.

For more information about the features and controls in this form, see:

 Create purchase release order (form)



CW purchase quantity

Enter the purchase quantity in catch weight units for the current transaction. If a maximum purchase quantity is specified on the purchase agreements line, the purchase quantity cannot exceed the quantity in the Remaining field.

CW unit

The catch weight unit of measure for the product on the purchase agreement line that you are ordering from.

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