Around April and October of every year, Microsoft releases new features for their Dynamics products.
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Here is a sample of a few of the new features we looked at. For the original (full) blog you can
Excel Works Even Better
One of the biggest selling points of
Companies can now enjoy even more comprehensive integration with Excel. For example, there are now more places to use the edit in Excel feature. This makes it a lot easier for manufacturing companies to get their work done.
The biggest place this update will be of use would probably be in forecasts and releases and in updating sales order releases.
Automatic Creation of Lot and Serial Information Cards
Before the new update to 2021 Business Central in October, many companies had to manually create cards to hold extra information for lots and serial numbers.
The new update allows users to auto-create these cards in the system itself, thereby taking some manual work off the hands of the employees.
These new changes mean that users can create these pages and add details directly while creating item tracking lines.
If this sounds a little bit complex, you should
No More Rounding Errors
One of the most enduring problems of Business Central is the rounding errors where we see .9999 units of some product when we are supposed to see 1.
This error has remained constant throughout all the new updates of Business Central, but we finally see that bug squashed. The newest update to Business Central includes a function to force the numbers to round to the proper quantity which eliminates odd decimal place numbers of units.
More Allowance For Variants
Previous versions of Business Central didn't allow for differentiating variations of the same product.
For example, in planning and forecasting, you really couldn't select different color variants of the same products. However, the new update allows these subtypes to be selected.
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