In the Type field on the Item Card page, you can select what the item is used for in your business and therefore how it is managed in the system. Three options exist:
I’ve been pretty quiet on the blogging front for the last few months – settling in to a new team and a new role.
For the first post of 2021 what better topic than Item Tracking? Let’s be honest, the Item Tracking Lines page is a mess. Over 3,000 lines of code, tonnes of global variables and more than 60 methods. I don’t think the fundamental design of the page has changed much since it was introduced – it’s a bullet that no one wants to bite.
Up until the release of Microsoft Dynamics Business Central, there were two options available in the Item Card’s Type field: Inventory and Service. Setting an Item Card as Type: Service disables all inventory functionality, thus converting the Item Card to function exclusively as a revenue/expense record. Please reference this previous ArcherPoint blog on item-type non-stock items for more information:
MSD365 Business Central has many time-saving features, including the Copy Items feature. This video shows you how to quickly copy an inventory item and include or exclude as many attributes as you need – including dimensions, image, description, and much more. You can then quickly edit with changes you require, without having to setup a new item from scratch.
Users of Dynamics NAV often requested the ability to set a purchasing code default on the item card record. We have good news: Microsoft Business Central has this useful functionality! View this brief video to see this easy-to-use feature that will save your order entry personnel time every day.
I was just working on an assignment where I got the need of the customer like they want the Item Picture via web service. Another validation they put in was they don’t want the item picture to be saved on any particular directory instead they want on fly.
I’ve never talked about this feature of Business Central (and NAV 2017) that I find interesting and that can be useful. It can be used to store and manage some information related to articles in a simple way; it is not a product configurator but can be useful and can be enhanced with some small customizations.