Create a BOM and BOM version

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

You can create different versions of an existing bill of materials (BOM). You can then attach the BOM to one or more items.

Create a BOM

  1. Click Inventory management > Common > Bills of materials.

  2. Press CTRL+N to create a new BOM.

  3. Enter information to identify the BOM.

  4. Click Lines to open the BOM line form.

  5. Select the item number, and enter the quantity to create additional BOM lines for any component items that make up the BOM.

  6. Close the form.

  7. Click Approve to open the Approve bill of materials form.

  8. Select an employee name, and then click OK.

Create a BOM version

  1. To create another version of the new BOM, press CTRL+N in the Versions grid to create a new line.

  2. Select the relevant item number, and enter dates in the From date and To date fields to control the validity period of the BOM version. Use the From qty. field to set a minimum item quantity for using the BOM version.

  3. Click Approve to approve the BOM version.

  4. Select the Active check box to make the BOM version active.

See also

BOM line (form)