primitive data types in Microsoft Dynamics AX

Primitive Description

String A number of characters.

Integer A number without a decimal point. 32 bits wide.

Real A number with a decimal point.

Date Contains day, month and year.

Time Contains hours, minutes and seconds.

UTCDateTime A combination of date and time types into one data type that also holds time zone information.

Enum A set of literals that are represented internally as integers.

Container A composite data type that is a dynamic list of items containing primitive data types and/or some composite datatypes.

GUID Globally Unique Identifier. A 16-byte number generated that uniquely identifies a network or interface.

Int64 A number without a decimal point. 64 bits wide.

Boolean Only contains the values false and true.