(LTU) View and manually change the status of the invoice document author for a purchase order [AX 2012]

Updated: October 8, 2012

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

A posted purchase invoice has an author, which is the company. When items are returned, the customer, the vendor, or the company can sign the invoice. If the customer or the vendor authors the returning invoice, the document author must be changed for that invoice.


This topic has not been fully updated for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2.

  1. Click Accounts payable > Inquiries > Journals > Invoice journal.


    Click Accounts payable > Common > Vendors > All vendors. Double click a vendor account to open the Vendors form. Click Invoice to open the Invoice journal form.

  2. Select the invoice for which to change the status, and then click Function > Change document author to open the Change document author form.

  3. In the New document author field, select the author for the invoice from the following options:

    • Company – The invoice is approved by the company.

    • Vendor – The returned invoice is signed by the vendor.

  4. Click OK to apply the author change and return to the Invoice journal form.

  5. Press CTRL+S or close the form.

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