AX2012 Features – Financial Dimensions changes
I havebeen reading changes in AX2012 w.r.t to last version and I found that Financial Dimension got a major change in AX2012. The financial dimension has undergone a major change. In AX2009, a ledger account was represented by a single string value and was considered to be separate from the financial dimensions. All financial dimension values were stored in the Dimensions table.In Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, a major change is that now you can use multiple number of dimensions which is different from AX2009 where we can create up to 10 financial dimension. Following are summary of changes :
- The setting up of Financial dimension for AX records such as customer records is still the same but the recid will be stored in “DimensionAttributeValueSet” Table for reference.
- Dimension attribute set pattern which is used to store additional information about dimension is still used used but now foreign key represents a dimension attribute that contains data from corresponding Recid field of “DimensionSetAttribute” table.
I will write a separate post about code changes that need to considered while upgrading objects from previous version to AX2012.