About journal names


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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

Journal names are the templates that you select from when you create journals for cost transactions and service transactions. You can create journal names in the Journal names form.

Click Cost accounting > Setup > Journal names. For more information, see Journal name (form)

You can create two types of journals:

  • Cost – This type of journal is used for cost transactions.

  • Services – This type of journal is used for service transactions.

In addition to selecting the journal type, you must enter other information when you create a journal name, including information about posting, approval, offset transactions, and voucher series.

See also

Create a cost journal

Create a service journal