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Mastering Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3 Programming by Mat Fergusson, Simon Buxton

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Accessing the financial dimension framework

Financial dimensions provide the ability to add structured analysis codes to source documents that are posted to the general ledger for later analysis. These appear as fields on forms such as the customer details form, but they are constructed from data. We can decide which analysis fields should display and whether they should be linked to custom lists or real tables in AX, such as the customer group table.

From the AOT, open (right-click and choose Open) the CustTable form and expand the Financial dimensions fast tab.

The fields that appear on the customer details form actually result in a single field on CustTable, named DefaultDimension. This is a foreign key to a set of records called a dimension ...

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