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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2009 Development Cookbook by Mindaugas Pocius

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Creating default data wizards

Default data wizards in Dynamics AX extend standard wizard functionality. Basically, both types of wizards do more or less the same task, but default data wizards are more oriented towards setting up initial data, which is not company specific. One of the examples in the standard application is the Unit creation wizard in Basic | Setup | Units. This wizard populates the table of units of measure with default data depending on the user selections during the running of the wizard.

Also it is good practice to provide default data wizards along with custom Dynamics AX modules. It can make the setup easier, saves the user's time, and makes a good impression about how user-friendly the software is.

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