Troubleshooting Forms

Troubleshooting Forms [AX 2012]

Updated: November 16, 2011

Applies To: Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R3, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 Feature Pack, Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

A form may appear to be blank for any of the following reasons:

  • One or more of the fields on the underlying table may have had the Visible property set to No.

  • The form might not be bound to an underlying table. Check the Data Sources node of the form to verify that an actual table is specified.

  • The form might be bound to an underlying data source that does not have any data. Check the underlying data source to make sure that it includes one or more records.

  • The DataSource property of the grid control is empty. If you do not specify a data source for the grid, the grid will not show any field values.

The property sheet for a form control in a group control is shaded if the AutoDataGroup property for the group has been set to Yes. To view or change the AutoDataGroup value, you must use the autoDataGroup method for the group control. The default value for the AutoDataGroup property is No.

You might find that a ComboBox control associated with a database field of type enum is missing values. The missing value occurs when you have the following conditions:

  • You set the Mandatory property of the field to Yes.

  • You use that field as the data source for the ComboBox control

As a result, you cannot see the first value (value 0) of the enum. The first enum value is invalid.

To enable the first enum value, you must set the Mandatory property of the field to No.


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