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Dynamics Ax Internals: Default dimension storage in Ax 2012

The Chart of accounts structure in Ax2012 has changed significantly from previous versions. In Ax2009, any table that stored dimensions would have a field called ‘Dimension’ (an n-element array). This applied to master data (customers, items, etc), as well as transactions, like entries in the GL (LedgerTrans). Typically, dimension values would flow from the master…

Coding against Dimensions

The usual method of programming against a specific dimension in Ax is as follows: salesTable.Dimension[SysDimension::Center + 1] = ‘The cost centre’; However, this code is not technically correct. It relies on the enum value of the dimension matching the array dimension (plus 1), which is not guaranteed. If a developer follows Microsoft’s best practice guide…