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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Programming: Getting Started by Erlend Dalen

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Chapter 9. Creating a New Module

At some point in time you might have a great idea for a fantastic module in AX that solves some of the trouble your customers may be having. If so, there are a couple of things to keep in mind.

In this chapter you will learn about the following topics:

  • Number sequences
  • Parameter tables
  • Security framework

As you learned in Chapter 4, Data-User Interaction, a module in AX should have its own area page that contains menu items added to the menu element for the module grouped by the following sub groups:

  • Places
  • Common forms
  • Journals
  • Reports
  • Inquiry
  • Periodic
  • Setup

The places and common forms groups are added automatically based on the content of the menu; the rest of the groups have to be added manually.

After implementing the examples ...

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