Journal names, Inventory (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 > Setup > Journals > Journal names, inventory.

Use this form to create inventory journal names.

The journal names are used for the following journals:

  • Movement

  • Inventory adjustment

  • Transfer

  • BOM

  • Counting

  • Project

  • Tag counting

  • Fixed assets

You can associate each journal with a default journal name in the Journals area of the Inventory and warehouse management parameters form.

The following table provides descriptions for the controls in this form.





The identifier of the journal name.


The descriptive name for the journal name.

Journal type

The journal type, which determines what the journal is used for.

Voucher series

The voucher series that is used for the journal type.

Selection by

The date when a new voucher number will be automatically picked.

New voucher by

The date when a new voucher will be allocated.

Detail level

The summation level that is applied when the journal is posted.

Delete lines after posting

Select this check box to delete the journal lines after the journal has been posted.

Offset account

The ledger offset account for the journal transactions.


The method that is used to reserve items.

  • Manual – The items are reserved manually in the Reservation form.

  • Automatic – The order quantity is reserved from the available, on-hand inventory for the item.

  • Explosion – The reservation is part of the master planning of the transaction.

Private for user group

The user group that can access the journal, if the journal is available only for a specific user group.

See also

Inventory journal (form)

Using inventory journals

Item reservation on sales orders

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