Catalog approval page (form) (Retail)

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

Click Procurement and sourcing > Common > Catalogs > Vendor catalogs. On the Vendor catalogs list page, double-click a vendor catalog. In the Update catalog form, select a vendor catalog file in the list, and then click Details.

Use this form to view the details about products that has been imported from a vendor. Each product is assigned an item status, such as Add or Delete, to indicate the action that is required for the product. You can also use this form to view changes that have been made to a product’s prices, description, attributes, or dimensions. As an approver, you can indicate whether products are made available to selected legal entities, and you can approve or reject the products in the file. Products that you approve are added to the product master and released to the selected legal entities. You can also optionally create purchase orders for the approved products.

Task that uses this form

Import a product file from a vendor

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


For general information about the controls in this form, see Catalog approval page (form).





View changes that have been made to the selling price and the purchase price for the selected product. The suggested or current price and the new price are displayed in the currency and unit of measure in which the product is offered.

Product dimensions

View any variants that are defined for the product. Values are displayed for the size, color, and style.




Create purchase order

Select this check box to generate purchase orders for the vendor products that are imported, approved, and released to legal entities.

Bar code

The bar code assigned to the product by the vendor.

(Sales Price)


The currency code that is assigned to the product price.

(Sales Price)


The unit of measure that applies to the vendor’s suggested sales price for the selected product.

New suggested price

The vendor’s suggested sales price for the selected product, in the applicable currency.

(Sales Price)

Current price

The current sales price for the selected product, in the applicable currency.

(Sales Price)

New price

The new sales price for the selected product, in the applicable currency.

Product dimension group name

The product dimensions, such as color, size, and style; that are assigned to the product.

See also

About importing products from a vendor

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