Vendors by category report (ProcCategoryVendor) [AX 2012]

Updated: July 15, 2011

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

Use the Vendors by category report to view the vendors that are authorized to supply products for a selected procurement category in a legal entity. The report displays the vendor account, vendor name, and vendor status for the legal entity and procurement category that you select.

When you generate this report, the following default parameters are displayed. You can use these parameters to filter the data that will be displayed on the report. For more information, see Filter the data on a report.



Legal entity

Select a legal entity. Only vendors who are authorized to do business with the selected legal entity are displayed in the report.


Select a procurement category. Only vendors who are authorized to do business in the selected category are displayed in the report.


The printer that is currently selected. To select a different printer, click Destinations ....

This field is blank if Screen is selected in the Print destination field.

Print destination

The destination where the report will be produced. Click Destinations ... to change the destination for the report.

The following topics explain how to print a report and how to filter and sort the data on a report.

The following table explains where to find the report in the Application Object Tree (AOT) and how to navigate to the report in the Microsoft Dynamics AX client.



Name of report in the AOT


Location of report in the AOT

SSRS Reports\Reports\ProcCategoryVendor

Menu item of the report


Navigation to the report

Click Procurement and sourcing > Reports > Categories > Vendors by category.

The data on this report comes from the following sources:

  • ProcCategoryTmpVendor


To determine where the data in the temp table comes from, view the cross-references for the ProcCategoryVendorsDP.processReport class.

If you are a developer, you can learn more about where the data on a report comes from by using the following procedure.

  1. Open the AOT.

  2. Locate the report in the SSRS Reports\Reports node.

  3. Right-click the report and click Add-Ins > Cross-reference > Using (instant view).

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