Within Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 it is possible to download exchange rates from providers who offers online download files. Out of the box three service providers are available, also the European Central Bank exchange rates. The standard service as developed for AX 2012 R2 has a limitation to download the rates from the last 90 days. For a conversion we needed older rates. But is it possible to download them? The answer is yes! Continue reading and you will get two nice tricks on the download of the exchange rates. Read more

Microsoft just started a series on Channel 9 especially for training on Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3. This post will inform you what Channel 9 is and will provide the link to this page and the new series. Read more

Over the time I have seen some people struggling in debugging their AX 2012 system. Common scenario is that they put a breakpoint on a certain method, but it did not hold while executing the logic. This post will aware people of the option to turn off CIL operations for debugging purposes.

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The use of the shortcut key Ctrl+F is very familiar within all Windows applications. When I look at all released versions of Microsoft Dynamics AX this shortcut had the same functionality in all versions, except for Microsoft Dynamics AX 4.0. On a grid we had to use Ctrl+K instead. The shortcut Ctrl+K is still used in AX 2012 and has a slightly different functionality. But what is the exact difference between these shortcuts?

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