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From the Microsoft Dynamics AX Blogs: Favorites in AX; Service objects; Create new countries; Item units of measure

by Linda Rosencrance
Contributing Writer, MSDW
December 30 2016

A selection of the latest insight from the Microsoft Dynamics AX blogs:

  • Using Favorites in AX
  • Let's talk Service Objects in Dynamics 365
  • How to Create a New Country for Localizing Dynamics 365 for Operations
  • Changing the Unit of Measure on an Item - It Can Be Done!

Using Favorites in AX

On her AX Soup blog, Kelly Kane wrote that if you spend most of the day working in Microsoft Dynamics AX, you may have noticed that it's really difficult to stay in just one module to do your job. Typically you have to do a lot of navigating through multiple modules.

For example, a scheduler might spend some time in the master planning, production control, inventory management, and organization administration modules.

Meanwhile, an accountant might touch modules such as general ledger, cash and bank management, accounts payable and accounts receivable, she stated.

If you have specific areas within AX that you access on a regular basis to do your job and you find that going back and forth between modules is tedious and tiresome, then setting up Favorites in AX is something that can make your work day go by more smoothly and efficiently.

You can learn how to set up favorites here.

Let's talk Service Objects in Dynamics 365

On the Ellipse Solutions blog, the author talked about service objects in Dynamics 365. Service  objects are individual pieces of equipment or objects, such as a washing machine, an automobile or even a revocable trust, that need repair, maintenance, or any other attention, according to ...

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About Linda Rosencrance

Linda Rosencrance is a freelance writer/editor in the Boston area. Rosencrance has over 25 years experience as an reporter/investigative reporter, writing for many newspapers in the metropolitan Boston area. Rosencrance has been writing about information technology for the past 16 years.

She has covered a variety of IT subjects, including Microsoft Dynamics, mobile security issues such as data loss prevention, network management, secure mobile app development, privacy, cloud computing, BI, big data, analytics, HR, CRM, ERP, and enterprise IT.

Rosencrance is the author of six true crime books for Kensington Publishing Corp.