Time and Attendance (Part 30/31): Document groups


When working on a terminal with manufacturing execution AX 2012 can offer up documents to the users that are attached either to the item or to the production order.

This is done by adding records in the Document Groups (Production Control > Setup > Document Groups).

Simply add a new record, select the documents and add the users who will view the different documents.

AX2012_TA_DocumentGroups

You might want to create different Document groups for different individuals.

Selecting “Reading required” in the document types section will prompt the user with a dialogue when starting the production.

AX2012_TA_DocumentGroupsDialoge

The user can also manually open the attachments by clicking the attachments icon.

AX2012_TA_DocumentGroupsAttachments

This is a great feature and not very well documented one. Hope it helps you out. 🙂

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