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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Development Cookbook by Mindaugas Pocius

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Renaming the primary key

Most of you, who are familiar with the Dynamics AX application, have probably used the standard Rename function. This function allows us to rename the primary key of almost any record. It is irreplaceable if a record was saved by mistake or simply needs renaming. The function ensures data consistency that is, all related records are renamed too. It can be accessed from the Record information form (shown in the following screenshot), which can be opened by selecting Record info from the right-click menu on any record:

Renaming the primary key

When it comes to manual mass renaming, this function might be very time-consuming. An alternative way of doing ...

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