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Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

Address setup (form) [AX 2012]

Updated: May 21, 2012

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

Click Organization administration > Setup > Addresses > Address setup.

Use this form to set up address formats for multiple countries/regions.

The following tables provide descriptions for the controls in this form.

Filter

Description

Country/region

Select the country/region for which you want to view or add information about address components.

State or province

Select the state/province for which you want to view or add information about address components.

County

Select the county for which you want to view or add information about address components.

City

Select the city to which you want to view or add information about address components.

Tab

Description

Parameters

Enable validation when you add address information. For example, if you enter the ZIP/postal code 12345 for a customer address, Microsoft Dynamics AX validates that the ZIP/postal code matches information that was previously entered for the country/region, county, and city that are included in the customer's address.

Address format

View, create, or edit address formats for multiple countries/regions.

Country/region

View or add country/region information.

State/province

View or add state/province and time zone information.

County

View or add county information.

City

View or add city information.

District

View or add district information.

ZIP/postal codes

View or add ZIP/postal code information.

Button

Description

Translation

Open the Translation form, where you can view or enter translations for address components.

Update addresses

Open the Update addresses with format changes form, where you can set up a batch job that updates addresses when address formats are changed.

External codes

Open the External codes form, where you can create or select an external code that is associated with the selected record for the country/region, state/province, country, or ZIP/postal code.

Field

Description

ZIP/postal code

Select this check box to validate the ZIP/postal code when you enter a new address.

District

Select this check box to validate the district when you enter a new address.

City

Select this check box to validate the city when you enter a new address.

Address format

Enter a name for the address format.

Description

Enter a brief description of the address format.

Address application object

Select the address component that you want to include in the selected address format.

Separator

Enter the type of separator that is used between address components. For example, one address format may require a comma between the city, state/province, and ZIP/postal code. Another address format may require a period between each address component.

New line

Select this check box to display the address component on a new line.

Data entry only

Select this check box to include the address component only when you enter address information. If this check box is selected, the address component does not appear when the address is printed.

Not active

Select this check box to exclude the address component from the address.

Expand

Select this check box to display the full name of the country/region, state/province, and county when the address is printed. If this check box is cleared, only the codes for the country/region, state/province, and county appear when the address is printed.

Special

Select this check box to indicate that the separator for the current address component is the same as the separator for the previous address component.

Country/region

Enter the country/region for the selected address format.

Short name

Enter the short or abbreviated name of the country/region.

Long name

Enter the full name of the country/region.

Address format

Select the address format that corresponds to the country/region.

Time zone

Select the time zone in which the selected country/region is located.

Use ZIP + 4 postal code validation rules

Select this check box to indicate that valid five-digit or nine-digit ZIP/postal codes can be used for the address.

State

Enter the name of a state/province that is located in the selected country/region.

Description

Enter a brief description of the state/province.

Time zone

Select the time zone in which the state/province is located.

County

Enter the name of a county that is located in the selected state/province.

Description

Enter a brief description of the county.

City

Enter the name of a city that is located in the selected country/region.

Description

Enter a brief description of the city.

State

Select the state/province in which the city is located.

County

Select the county in which the city is located.

District

Enter the name of a district that is located in the selected city.

Description

Enter a brief description of the district.

ZIP/postal code

Enter the ZIP/postal code that is located in the selected country/region.

State

Select the state/province in which the ZIP/postal code is located.

County

Select a county that is located in the selected state/province.

City

Select a city that is located in the selected state/province.

District

Select a district that is located in the selected city.

Street

Enter the name of a street that is located in the ZIP/postal code.

From

Enter the lowest street number that is included in the area that the ZIP/postal code covers.

To

Enter the highest street number that is included in the area that the ZIP/postal code covers.

All/Even/Odd

Select whether the ZIP/postal code includes only even street numbers, only odd street numbers, or both even and odd street numbers.

Time zone

Select the time zone in which the ZIP/postal code is located.


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