Methods of printing checks Customizing a checks layout Paying by checks process
Blank (self generated) Pre printed Pros: Easier for use- generates check numbers, easy voiding Flexible for multi bank accounts (no need to change paper) Check doesnt exist until printing Cheaper for maintenance (?) Pros: Special graphics Security measures: watermarks, UV, graphics, etc. No need for additional H/W or S/W No need for design efforts Cons: Graphics less sophisticated Less hard securities against frauds Special printer/ink cartridge Cons: Hard to maintain multi check accounts Requires special care of check numbers Offsetting text for every check layout Costs / efforts working with check issuer (bank or printing house
Blank (self generated) AX only Requires layout design Using build-in features (logo, MICR line) Special H/W is required 3 rd party No design, only output file 3 rd party Vendor responsible for both H/W and S/W
Setup Define check layout per bank account Check number method Method of payment Manage View checks Create checks Delete checks Pay Create payment Generate payment Void checks
Bank > Common Forms > Bank Accounts Details > Setup > Check layout Use this form to set up the layout of checks for the bank account that you selected in the Bank accounts form.
Select the method to use for generating check numbers: Fixed – Use this method when you have pre-printed checks. Before you can use checks for payment, it is necessary to create them by clicking Functions > Create checks in the Bank accounts form. Free – Use this method when you do not have pre-printed checks. Microsoft Dynamics AX automatically proposes check numbers when you use checks for payment.
In payment line: Functions > Generate payments. Select the correct method of payment for checks. Select the correct bank account in the Bank account field. Click Dialog. the first check number are automatically filled in.
Fundamental changes The basic customizations need to be done once regardless of the number of layouts Per-layout changes The customizations required for each check layout
Add layouts names to Check form dropdown Numbers to words algorithm (optional) Add custom fields (such as withholding tax) to the report temp table
Goal: add the check form to the list: How: Add the form name to ChequeFormType Base Enum for each bank
Goal: add further information (such as describing the goods or WHT info): How: Add additional data fields to the Check data source Temp Table TmpChequePrintout
Goal: Print check amount in words in Hebrew. How: Add a method numeralsToTxt_IL() to class Global This is optional. Suggested methods code (open source) can be found in mAXimum ERP site at: http://maximumerp.co.il/resources.htmlhttp://maximumerp.co.il/resources.html Note: The code is published as-is without any tests. You are invite to improve and contribute to the AX community in Israel You are encouraged to discuss and share ideas in our discussions forum at Linkedin http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=2110459&trk=hb_side_g http://www.linkedin.com/groups?gid=2110459&trk=hb_side_g
My check form Custom Position/Size of text Custom data elements Report layout design Custom language
\CustVendCheque\slipTxtLines: Case Custom Position/Size of text \CustVendCheque\FillSlipTxt: Case Fill in additional data elements \CustVendCheque\Output Case tmpChequePrintout.Numerals2letter:=numeralsToTxt_IL(amount ) Print amount in Hebrew
\BankChequePrint\PrintDocument Case Call the layout corresponding report Class BankPrintTestCheque Print a testing output And, additionally- how to visually test your design
Set up a method of payment for checks Click Accounts payable > Setup > Payment > Methods of payment. On the Overview tab, press CTRL+N to create a new line. Enter an appropriate identifier, such as Check, in the Method of payment field. Enter other information, as needed, for the method of payment. Click the File formats tab. In the Export format field, select Check.