Activities (form)

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

Click Home > Common > Activities > All activities.

Use this form to create, view, and update all activities (open or closed) that are assigned to you or another employee.

You can also use Microsoft Dynamics AX in combination with Microsoft Outlook, if the system is configured to do this. Microsoft Dynamics AX can synchronize the information that is stored in this form with tasks and appointments in Outlook. However, only Appointment and Task activities can be synchronized with Outlook.

Task that uses this form

Create an activity

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

Tabs (lower pane)




View and edit additional information about the selected activity.


The specific fields on this tab vary depending on the type of activity that is displayed. For example, the Master appointment field is displayed for activities of the type Appointment, but not for activities of the type Event.


View the status of the selected activity. You can also close an activity or open a closed activity.


View Outlook-specific details of the selected activity, such as Outlook categories, roles, and team tasks.


View information about other items that the selected activity is related to. You can also relate the activity to an item.


View the synchronization history of the selected activity.


This tab appears only if the activity can be synchronized with Outlook.


View activity project information.

Buttons (lower pane)




View the record of the associated parent type.




Primary link

Select this check box to indicate that this activity is owned by a parent activity.

Parent type

Select the party activity type.

Parent ID

Select the identification of the parent activity.

Announcements: To see known issues and recent fixes, use Issue search in Microsoft Dynamics Lifecycle Services (LCS).