Saturday, 15 June 2013

Project purchase orders consumption in AX 2012 R2

AX 2012 R2 release introduced a couple of new parameter flags on the “Project management and accounting parameters”.


  • Create item requirement – Creates an item requirement if a Purchase order line is created for a project.
  • Item consumption – Posts the item requirement if the purchase order line is received.

Lets see “Create item requirement” flag in pictures.

Below is a purchase order line I created. The form on top is the item requirements line that was created automatically based on the purchase order line.

The quantity is maintained. i.e.. If I change the quantity on the purchase order line. It updates the item requirements. But not the other way.


Now for the second flag “Item consumption” in pictures.

I received a quantity of 2. Notice below how the the item requirement was automatically posted at the time of receipt.


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