Chapter 6. The AX 2012 client

In this chapter


Working with forms

Adding controls

Using parts

Adding navigation items

Customizing forms with code

Integrating with the Microsoft Office client


At its core, the AX 2012 Windows client is a form-based Windows application that lets users interact with the data contained on the server. You can modify the client to display new data types or to alter how users interact with existing data types. The user interface consists of forms that are declared in metadata and often contain associated code.

AX 2012 includes several updates and additions for the client. Some of the more substantial changes include new patterns for master records (details forms) and secondary data (list pages ...

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