Names Form

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

Use this form to view all of the application objects in the cross-reference system, with their name, object type, and number of references. The objects can be sorted by any of the column headings.

To open the Names form:

  1. Select Tools > Cross-reference > Names.

  2. Enter the query in the Inquiry form. You can query by Application object type, Application object name, Type name, or Path.

  3. Click OK to run the query. If the form is unexpectedly empty, see How to: Create the Cross-Reference System.

The following table describes the columns in the data grid.



Application object type

The type of the application object.

Application object name

The name of the application object.

Type name

The name of the parent object. For example, if the application object type is TableField, the Type name shows the table that the object belongs to.


The number of references to the application object.

The following table describes the buttons on this form.



Used by

View the application objects that use the selected object.


View the location of the object in the Application Object Tree (AOT). Child objects (such as fields and methods) are also listed.


Open the Add-ins menu.

See also

Cross-reference Tool

Used by Form

Path Form