Depreciation book journal (form)

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

Click Fixed assets > Journals > Depreciation book journal.

Use this form to enter transactions for depreciation books.

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




Overview tab

View the depreciation book journal names and journal batch numbers.

General tab

View and change specific information for the active depreciation book journal. You can set the posting rules.


View the private journal information.


View the journal history. This includes the original journal number.





Open the Journal line form.


Complete the journal transaction validation process.


Click Post to post the transaction.

Click Post and transfer to post the transaction and transfer any lines with errors to a new journal.





The journal name for the journal transaction.

Journal batch number

The journal batch number of the transaction.


The description of the journal.


If the check box is selected, the journal transaction has been posted.

In use

If the check box is selected, the journal is being used.

Delete lines after posting

Select this check box to delete journal lines after posting is completed.

Lines limit

Specify the number of lines to be posted in the journal. Any lines over the limit are posted to additional journals.

In use

If this check box is selected, the journal is currently being used.


If this check box is selected, the journal is marked as private.

Locked by system

If the journal has been locked by the system, this check box is selected, and you cannot post in the journal. You can also select this check box manually. To release a locked journal, clear this check box.

Private for user group

The user group that has access to the journal. Only the users associated with the group can access the journal.

Original journal number

The original journal number.


If selected, the journal has been posted.

Posted on

The date of posting, if the current journal has been posted.


Stores the error messages that were generated when the journal was being validated. After the errors have been corrected and a new validation has been successfully run, the error messages are automatically deleted.

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