You cannot see the selected field when you press the Tab key to move from one field to another field in a dialog box in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012

This article applies to Microsoft Dynamics AX for all regions.


When you press the Tab key to move from one field to another field in a dialog box in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012, the selected field is not highlighted as expected.


Hotfix information

A supported hotfix is available from Microsoft. There is a "Hotfix download available" section at the top of this Knowledge Base article. If you are encountering an issue downloading, installing this hotfix, or have other technical support questions, contact your partner or, if enrolled in a support plan directly with Microsoft, you can contact technical support for Microsoft Dynamics and create a new support request. To do this, visit the following Microsoft website: You can also contact technical support for Microsoft Dynamics by phone using these links for country specific phone numbers. To do this, visit one of the following Microsoft websites:

PartnersCustomersIn special cases, charges that are ordinarily incurred for support calls may be canceled if a Technical Support Professional for Microsoft Dynamics and related products determines that a specific update will resolve your problem. The usual support costs will apply to any additional support questions and issues that do not qualify for the specific update in question.

Installation information

If you have customizations for one or more of the methods or the tables that are affected by this hotfix, you must follow these steps:
  1. Review the changes that are documented in the .xpo file.
  2. Apply these changes in a test environment before you apply the hotfix in a production environment.

For more information about how to install this hotfix, click the following article number to view the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
893082 How to install a Microsoft Dynamics AX hotfix


You must have Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

You must restart the Application Object Server (AOS) service after you apply the hotfix.

File information

The global version of this hotfix has the file attributes (or later file attributes) that are listed in the following table. The dates and times for these files are listed in Coordinated Universal Time (UTC). When you view the file information, it is converted to local time. To find the difference between UTC and local time, use the Time Zone tab in the Date and Time item in Control Panel.
File nameFile versionFile sizeDateTimePlatform
Aximpactanalysis.exeNot applicable60,28014-Dec-201103:56x86
Axupdate.exeNot applicable60,26414-Dec-201103:56x86
Clientoba32.mspNot applicable16,424,96004-Apr-201206:39Not applicable
Clientoba64.mspNot applicable16,617,47204-Apr-201206:39Not applicable
Components32.mspNot applicable14,659,58404-Apr-201206:39Not applicable
Components64.mspNot applicable28,528,64004-Apr-201206:40Not applicable
Helpserver64.mspNot applicable774,14404-Apr-201206:39Not applicable
Objectserver32.mspNot applicable5,660,67204-Apr-201206:40Not applicable
Objectserver64.mspNot applicable7,221,24804-Apr-201206:40Not applicable
Retailheadquarters32.mspNot applicable466,94404-Apr-201206:39Not applicable
Retailheadquarters64.mspNot applicable466,94404-Apr-201206:39Not applicable
Retailpos.mspNot applicable716,80004-Apr-201206:39Not applicable
Setupsupport32.mspNot applicable7,843,84004-Apr-201206:40Not applicable
Setupsupport64.mspNot applicable13,770,75204-Apr-201206:39Not applicable
Traceparser.mspNot applicable249,85604-Apr-201206:39Not applicable


Microsoft has confirmed that this is a problem in the Microsoft products that are listed in the "Applies to" section.
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