CHAPTER 1: ARCHITECTURE
CHAPTER 2 : DATA DICTIONARY
CHAPTER 3 : USER INTERFACES
CHAPTER 4 : SECURITY
Lesson 5 : Form Template
Form Templates in AX 2012
The template generates a new form that has the basic structure and components specified by the design pattern.
The template reduces the number of steps that you have to complete to create the new form.
Some form templates are available to help create the correct form type with the appropriate controls, and to keep the design consistent across the application. The following table shows the available form templates and where they should be used.
|ListPage||Main entry in to a module.|
|DetailsFormMaster||View and edit master data.|
|DetailsFormTransaction||View and edit transactional and worksheet data.|
|SimpleListDetails||Reference and setup data.|
|TableOfContents||Module configuration parameters.|
|Dialog||Quick user interaction.|
A primary focus in Dynamics AX 2012 was to increase a developer’s productivity by automating common tasks. As part of this initiative, a new feature was introduced in Dynamics AX 2012 in the AOT. This is the creation of new forms using form templates.
To create a form that implements a design pattern, you use a form template. The template generates a new form that has the basic structure and components specified by the design pattern. The template reduces the number of steps that you have to complete to create the new form.
You have an option to create seven different form based on the pre-defined templates, these are