Product details (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: February 24, 2014

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

Click Product information management > Common > Products > Products. Select a product, and then click Edit.

Use this form to maintain product details, to create new products, and to release products to one or more companies.

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

The tabs and controls that were added to this form for the Warehouse management features in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 are not described in this topic. For information about these features, see Warehouse management.

Button

Description

Edit

Change the details of the product information.

Delete

Delete the selected product.

NoteNote

You cannot delete products that have been released to a company.

Rename

Change the number of the product.

TipTip

If the selected product is a product master, you can also change the number of the associated product variants.

Product

Create a new product.

Product variants

View or create product variants for a product master.

Product dimensions

View or create product dimensions for a product master.

Release products

Add or remove products from a release session. For more information, see Key tasks: Release products.

Translations

Translate text, such as the name or description of a product, to another language.

Dimension groups

Assign product, storage, and tracking dimension groups to a product master.

Product attributes

Maintain product attribute values. For more information, see Set up attributes and attribute types.

Product image

Select an image for the product.

Product categories

Associate the selected product with categories in sales and procurement hierarchies.

Related products

Set up relationship types for the product. You can use product relationship types to indicate whether, for example, a product is an accessory or a product of a similar type.

Unit conversions

Create conversion rules to control the conversion between units of measure for the product.

Configure

Open the Configure kit form to add kit components and component substitutes to the product kit You can also set the kit status and other options for the kit.

NoteNote

This control is available only if Retail in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 is installed.

Attachments

Select documents to attach to the product.

Fields

Description

Product number

The identifier of the product.

Product name

The name of the product.

TipTip

If you do not specify a product name, the product number is applied as the product name.

Search name

A short name that is used for product searches.

TipTip

If you do not specify a search name, the product number is applied as the search name.

Description

An additional description of the product.

NoteNote

You can create and edit the description when a product is created. When you have released a product, the description cannot be changed.

Product dimension group

The product dimension group that is associated with the product master.

NoteNote

The product dimension group is associated with the product master upon creation, and it cannot be changed.

Storage dimension group

The storage dimension group that is associated with the product master.

Tracking dimension group

The tracking dimension group that is associated with the product master.

Configuration technology

The configuration technology that is associated with the product master to configure product variants.

Allow identical configurations

For a product master, you can select this check box to create product variants that are identical to existing product variants.

TipTip

This check box is available only if the configuration technology for the product master is set to Dimension-based configuration.

Generate variants automatically

Select this check box to generate new product variants when a product dimension is created for a product master.

TipTip

This check box is available only if the configuration technology for the product master is set to Dimension-based configuration or Predefined variant.


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