financial dimensions

Dimension Controls in a Dialog for AX7


I’ve received a few questions regarding a post on the AX R&D Yammer group about how to add default dimension controls to a dialog in the new Dynamics AX.  Dialogs are unique in that they often do not have a data source, however there are valid cases to still support the selection of dimensions for batch jobs or other periodic processes.

Updating Single Financial Dimension Value [ Easily! ]


Happy 2015!  What an awesome 12 month sprint, as I look back at all of the things I’ve been fortunate to be a part of in the past year it is truly amazing. 

I have some fun new tutorials for you all in the coming weeks, so stay tuned!  In the mean time, I wanted to offer a quick and dirty solution to a common problem I’ve faced.

Financial Dimension Control with no data source


Financial Dimensions in AX6 have been revolutionized, as many of us know.  Adding them to a form is rather simple, given that one of your underlying data sources has a Default Dimension field.  But, what if you were building a form that didn't meet this requirement, or better yet had no data sources at all?  This is where the DimensionDefaultingControllerNoDS class comes in to play.

First thing's first: add the class to your form declaration: