Project consumption (2 periods) report (ProjConsumProj2Prd)


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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

Use this report to analyze time and materials assigned to or consumed by projects for two separate date ranges. You can include subprojects, and you can select how to summarize the information displayed on the report.

How to filter the data on this report

When you generate this report, the following default parameters are displayed. You can use these parameters to filter the data that will be displayed on the report. For more information, see Filter the data on a report.



Include project types

Select the project types that you want to include on the report. You must select at least one project type.

Include transaction types

Select the transaction types that you want to include on the report. You must select at least one transaction type.

(Ledger date - period 1)

From date / To date

Specify a starting date and an ending date for project transactions that are posted to the ledger in period 1.

(Ledger date - period 2)

From date / To date

Specify a starting date and an ending date for project transactions that are posted to the ledger in period 2.

Actual vs. budget

Select Actual to display actual values on the report.

Select Budget to display budgeted values on the report.


If you select Budget, you must select a value in the Forecast model field.

Forecast model

Select the Forecast model that you want the report to use.


If you are using project budget control, select the budget forecast model that is used by this project.

Project view

Select how you want to display the first column of the report.

Project level

Specify the number of subproject levels.

  • Select 0 to display all projects that are summarized in one line.

  • Select 1 to display only parent projects.

  • Select 2 to display subprojects.


The projects under the parent project level are summarized on one line. An asterisk (*) indicates whether the summarized number includes subprojects under the first subproject level.

Skip blank ID

Select whether to exclude transactions that are not assigned to a project ID.

Skip zero

Select whether to exclude rows where the amounts are equal to zero.

Show amount

Select how you want decimals to appear on the report from the following options:

  • With decimals – Amounts are displayed to two decimals of your company currency.

  • Without decimals – Amounts are rounded to integers.

  • Amount in 1,000 – Amounts are rounded to the nearest 1,000 units of your company currency.

  • Amount in 1,000,000 – Amounts are rounded to the nearest million units of your company currency.

Show hour

Select whether to display the quantity of hours, the cost value for hours posted to a project, or both on the report.


Click Select. In the Project consumption (2 periods) form, in the Criteria field, select a project to include on the report. To add more than one project, click Add.

How to work with reports

The following topics explain how to print a report and how to filter and sort the data on a report.

Details of this report

The following table explains where to find the report in the Application Object Tree (AOT) and how to navigate to the report in the Microsoft Dynamics AX client.



Name of report in the AOT


Location of report in the AOT

SSRS Reports\Reports\ProjConsumProj2Prd

Menu item of the report


Navigation to the report

Click Project management and accounting > Reports > Project statements > Consumption > Consumption (2 periods) > Project consumption (2 periods).

Where the data in this report comes from

The data on this report comes from the following sources:

  • ProjListProjConsumptionTmp table

  • ProjTable

  • ProjListProjConsumptionProj2ColumnDP.processReport


To determine where the data in the temp tables comes from, view the cross-references for the ProjListProjConsumptionProj2ColumnDP.processReport class.

If you are a developer, you can learn more about where the data on a report comes from by using the following procedure.

  1. Open the AOT.

  2. Locate the report in the SSRS Reports\Reports node.

  3. Right-click the report and click Add-Ins > Cross-reference > Using (instant view).