Section Chart form pattern


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This topic provides information about the Section Chart form pattern. This pattern is primarily used in conjunction with the Operational Workspace pattern, and specifically on forms that contain a chart control.


The Section Chart form pattern is intended to be used primarily in conjunction with the Operational Workspace pattern. Specifically, the chart section or summary section contains Form Part Controls that point to forms that contain charts. These referenced forms are intended to use the Section Chart pattern.


Wireframe for Section Chart form pattern

Pattern changes for Finance and Operations

This pattern didn't exist for Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012.


High-level structure

  • Form Design

    • HeaderGroup (Group) [Optional] – This uses one of the Filters and Toolbar subpatterns.
    • Chart

Core components

Apply the Section Chart pattern to the appropriate form/container.

UX guidelines

The verification checklist shows the steps for manually verifying that the form complies with UX guidelines. This checklist doesn't include any guidelines that will be enforced automatically through the development environment. Open the form in the browser, and walk through these steps. None


Form: FmBiChartPart_VehicleByModel (All workspaces > Reservation Management (see the Statistics section)

Example of Section Chart form pattern


Frequently asked questions

This section will have answers to frequently asked questions that are related to this guideline/pattern.

Open issues