Properties (form)

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

Click Production control > Setup > Resources > Properties.

Use this form to assign properties to operations resources. These properties are automatically copied to operations, items, and production orders that are subsequently created for that resource. You can use properties in a variety of ways. For example, you can group similar operations resources so that they can be scheduled at the same time for a particular production. Or you can schedule operations that have inherited properties to run in succession on a particular resource. Properties are also used with production pools.


A series of productions will undergo the same painting operation, which is set up by putting color in a spray-gun. To minimize setup time, productions that are to be painted with any one particular color are grouped. If you use pools and properties together, you can set up sorting criteria so that production pools will wait for productions that have identical properties. For example, you have set up the pool sequence as Pool 1, Pool 2, Pool 3, and so on. Each pool groups productions that share the same properties. Before Pool 1 can proceed to Pool 2, productions with properties 1, 2, and 3 have to be run.


Properties that are assigned to operations resources are also tied to the Working time templates. It is often useful to set up properties for your resources when you set up your calendars.

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





Open the Property value form, where you can assign values to individual properties to define them in more detail. This is an internal tool for more information, comments, or controls on this process. You can define one or more values for a single property.





View or enter the property identification.


View or enter the property name.

See also

Create production pools

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