Forecast configuration key (ProjBasicForecast)


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

The Forecast configuration key enables forecast functionality for projects. Forecasts can be made for hour transactions, expense transactions, item transactions, fee transactions, and on-account transactions. The transaction types are used when creating projects.


The scheduling feature for scheduling hour transactions is also available but only with cost to complete methods.

You can enable or disable this key in the License configuration form.

Forms enabled by the configuration key

The following forms are available when the configuration key is enabled.

Inventory management forms


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Forecast models

Forecast models (form)

Project management and accounting forms


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Expense forecasts (form)


Fee forecasts (form)

Forecast models

Forecast models (form)

General ledger preview

General ledger preview (form)


Hour forecasts (form)

Item forecast

Item forecasts (form)


Transactions (form)


On-account forecasts (form)

Project allocation keys

Project allocation keys (form)

Additional information about this configuration key

The following table provides information about how this configuration key relates to other configuration keys and license codes.



License code

Project I

Parent key

Project I

Child keys


For more information about how license codes and configuration keys work together, see About license codes and configuration keys.