Manage addresses (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: May 19, 2012

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

Click Sales and marketing > Common > Customers > All customers. Open the record that you want to work with, and then on the Addresses FastTab, click Add address, Edit, or More options > Advanced.

You can also access this form from the following list pages:

  • Global address book

  • All prospects

  • All leads

  • All contacts

  • All opportunities

  • All vendors

  • Competitors

  • Workers

Use this form to create, update, or delete an address record; to set a primary address for a party record; and to view current, historical, and future address records for a selected party.

The controls that appear in this form may vary depending on how the form was opened.

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

In the View filter, select whether to view active, past, or future address records for the selected party.




Enter or update address information for the selected address record.

Contact information

View or update contact information for the selected address record.


View or update general information about the selected address record.




Open an online map for the selected address.

More options

Remove or inactivate the selected address record.



Name or description

The name or description of the address record.

The text in this field is used as the default delivery name on business documents such as sales orders.


View the formatted information for the selected address. This is the address that will appear on a printed document. The original address record may contain information that is not included in this view, depending on the specific country/region format.

Location ID

The location identifier that is assigned to the selected address record.


Select the address purpose. For example, select Delivery if this address is used for deliveries to the party that is associated with the address.


View whether the address is primary. A primary address is the principal postal address for the selected party. A primary address can also be the default address for the party.


View whether the address is private. If the address is marked as private, you must be assigned to the appropriate role to view the address.

Name or description

View or enter the name or description of the address record.


View or select the contact information type.

Contact number/address

View or enter the contact telephone number, fax number, e-mail address, or URL.


View or enter the telephone extension.

Sales tax

Select the sales tax group that applies to this address.

Time zone

View or select the time zone in which the selected address is located.


View or enter the latitude value for the selected address.


View or enter the longitude value for the selected address.


View or enter the date when the selected address will become effective.


View or enter the date when the selected address record will expire.

Enter Never in this field if the address record has no expiration date.

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