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ashokeerla asked a question on 13 Sep 2013 3:33 AM

Hi, i'm ashok

I'm new to Dynamics AX  2012 R2  will anyone explain  to me  how to Import and export a  shared project.  while i'm importing  the my project XPO  file i can't able see all the my project information like tables,classes,Forms..

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Dominic Lee responded on 13 Sep 2013 8:28 AM

Hi Ashok,

Can you provide more information?

- What kind of objects in the project? (New or modified?) Was there any modification in the project?

- During export did you check the "Export project definition only" and/or the "application object layer" check boxes?

Also, xpo files are text files. You can open the xpo file with any text editor and check that there are objects exported to the xpo.

kind regards,

Dominic Lee

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Andy Adamak responded on 27 Sep 2013 9:13 AM

When importing, after selecting the file select the "Show Details" check box.  You can then browse and compare your AOT objects.

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AX 2012 responded on 19 Mar 2014 3:31 AM

Can you clarify what (Export project definition only) option mean ? and what difference between choosing project layer or not ?

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Denis Macchinetti responded on 19 Mar 2014 4:00 PM

Hi

Export project definition only mean that only "Project Definition" tree without any objects will be exported.

Project layer option give you the possibility to export only the modifications done on the indicated layer.

E.g. you have the SalesLine table with a new field "A" and one modify method on CUS layer and also another new field "B" on VAR layer.

If during Table export you indicate the VAR layer, only the new field "B" will be exported.

If you don't indicate any layer, the entire table with all modifications done in all layers will be exported.

Thanks & Regards

Denis Macchinetti

Senior Technical Architect

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Denis Macchinetti responded on 19 Mar 2014 4:00 PM

Hi

Export project definition only mean that only "Project Definition" tree without any objects will be exported.

Project layer option give you the possibility to export only the modifications done on the indicated layer.

E.g. you have the SalesLine table with a new field "A" and one modify method on CUS layer and also another new field "B" on VAR layer.

If during Table export you indicate the VAR layer, only the new field "B" will be exported.

If you don't indicate any layer, the entire table with all modifications done in all layers will be exported.

Thanks & Regards

Denis Macchinetti

Senior Technical Architect

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