Closing and adjustment (form)

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

Click Inventory management > Periodic > Closing and adjustment.

Use this form to adjust and close inventory, recalculate quantities, perform inventory close simulations, cancel adjustments, and access information that is related to closing and adjusting inventory.

Tasks that use this form

Preparing to run inventory close

Run inventory close

Pause inventory close

Resume inventory close

Reverse a completed inventory close

View inventory close settlements

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




Overview tab

View and modify closings and adjustments. By default, only active closings and adjustments are shown. Use the filter in the upper-left corner of the form to switch between active adjustments and closings and all closing and adjustments.

General tab

View and modify information about the inventory closing record that is selected on the Overview tab.

In the Identification group, view specific information about the types of transactions to close. In the Setup group, enter specifications for how you want to close your transactions. in the Setup fields.


View specific session information. This includes the date the posting was calculated and the status of the current calculation.


Enter and view notes that are attached to the adjustment.




Close procedure

Open a menu that contains the following items:

  • 1. Check open quantities – Open the 1. Check open quantities form to print a report. This report lists the items that are fully settled after you run the inventory closing on the specified date.

  • 2. Check cost prices – Open the 2. Check cost prices form to print a report that displays all items that exceed a maximum deviation percentage that you specify before you run the report. The deviation is based on the item cost price, item or median cost price, or median.

  • 3. Close – Open the Close inventory form to close the inventory according to the FIFO, LIFO, or Average cost inventory models.


Open the Recalculate inventory form to recalculate cost value based on the FIFO, LIFO, Weighted average, or Weighted average date inventory models without closing transactions and inventory. Inventory recalculation adjusts inventory only. No transactions are completed or closed because of this process.


Open a menu that contains the following items:

  • On-hand – Manually adjust on-hand inventory as of the last inventory close date.

  • Transactions – Open the Adjust transactions form to adjust the value of selected inventory transactions.

  • Revaluation for moving average – Open the Revaluation for moving average form to adjust the moving average cost for a product.


Cancel the latest closing, on-hand, or transaction adjustment. Canceled closings can be viewed on the Overview tab. In the filter at the top of the form, select All.


Open a menu that contains the following items:

  • Pause calculation – Disable the other clients, if other clients help with the closing when it is running.

  • Resume calculation – Open a form that indicates that this computer is available to help with the calculations if another user initiates a closing or recalculation.

    This form remains open until the closing or recalculation starts. You can use the Cancel button to withdraw the offer of help as long as the closing or recalculation has not started. After the closing or recalculation has started, you can stop other clients that are helping with the closing or recalculation by clicking Pause calculation.

  • Calculation list – Open the Calculation list form to view a list of items that are waiting to be calculated.


Open the Settlements for voucher form, where you can view a list of the adjustments that have been made to the inventory for the selected voucher. The form also includes the settlement principle for each item, including FIFO, LIFO, LIFO DATE, Weighted Average, Weighted Average Date, Marking, Adjustment, Service Item Settlement, and Physical Value.


Open an Infolog message that displays details about the closing.


This button is available only if an Infolog exists for the selected voucher.


Open a menu where you can view ledger voucher transactions that are associated with the current closing or recalculation process.


Open a menu where you can open the Adjustments form, from which you can print the adjusted inventory transactions.





Select whether you want to view all closings and adjustments on the Overview tab or only active closing and adjustments. By default, only active closings are displayed. Select All to see the canceled closings.


The date on which the closing or adjustment will be run.


The voucher number that is assigned to the closing or adjustment. The number is assigned automatically based on the selection in the Number sequences area in the Inventory and warehouse management parameters form.


The close transaction Type, including close and recalculation.


The date on which closing or adjustment was completed.


If this check box is selected, the close or adjustment has been canceled.


If this check box is selected, the selected closing or recalculation is valid.

Has log

If this check box is selected, the selected closing or recalculation is associated with a log file.


If this check box is selected, the transaction is currently valid.


The date on which the closing or adjustment was run.


If this check box is selected, the close or adjustment has been canceled.

Cancel later recalculations

Select this check box to indicate that recalculations that are dated after the inventory close or recalculation date are automatically reverted before continuing with the closing or recalculation.


The specification level in the general ledger applicable for inventory closing or adjustment as Total, Item group, and Item number. This determines the degree of detail that is shown in the ledger for the transactions.

Maximum throughputs

The number of iterations that inventory close will perform, or BOM levels that are calculated during the close process. The default is 50. For example, you could use the maximum throughput value of 4 for a BOM structure that has a lowest level of 5. When you run inventory close, any cost changes that might have occurred on level 5 of the BOM do not appear in the finished item.

This value is defined in the Close inventory form.

Minimum throughput adjustment

The minimum currency amount to be reflected in the next BOM level during each calculation cycle. The default value is 1.0.

This amount is defined in the Close inventory form.

Run recalculation after closing

After the closing is completed, run a recalculation from the closing date to the current date.


The time that the closing or adjustment started.


The time that the closing or adjustment ended.

Number of program sequences

The number of program sequences that are run when closing inventory.

Calculation status

The status of the current calculation.

Stop current update

This check box is selected if the inventory update was stopped.


The lowest bill of material (BOM) level on the latest calculation.


Notes that have been entered for the selected closing, recalculation, or adjustment.

See also

Close inventory (form)

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