An error occurs when you try to add the BudgetPlanOfficeAddinService in Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 as a data source in Microsoft Excel

This article applies to Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 for all regions.


Consider the following scenario:
  • You start Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 in the AX Developer workspace.
  • In the Application Object Server (AOS) instance, you open the DimAttributeProjTable view.
  • You remove the values in the TitleField1 property and in the TitleField2 property.
  • You save and compile the DimAttributeProjTable view.
  • You generate the Incremental CIL.
  • You restart the Application Object Server (AOS) instance.
  • You start Microsoft Excel.

In this scenario, when you add the BudgetPlanOfficeAddinService to a workbook as a Document Data Source, you receive the following error message:

An error occurred. The data in the workbook and the behavior of any add-ins may not be correct. Consider contacting your system administrator about this problem. Failed to get dimension attribute name field.


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, go to the following Microsoft website:You can also contact technical support for Microsoft Dynamics by telephone by using these links for country specific telephone numbers. To do this, go to 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

We recommend that you apply the hotfix 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 go to the article in the Microsoft Knowledge Base:
893082 How to install a Microsoft Dynamics AX hotfix


You must have Microsoft Dynamics AX 2012 R2 installed to apply this hotfix.

Restart requirement

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