Last year October I shared a neat utility to convert currency amounts using the exchange rate information available in Microsoft Dynamics AX. This was suitable for the versions AX 2009, AX2012 and AX2012 R2. You can read the blog with the announcement of the utility and how it works here. Recently I got the question if it was also supported within Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3. This post will tell you the answer.

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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