Welcome back to episode 26 of A Shot of Business Central and A Beer, presented by Solution Systems, a Gold Microsoft Partner. Today’s episode includes an interview with Information Technology Specialist Keith Stefanski who breaks down the best ways to combat cyber threats, the latest Business Central news, and our thoughts on the Sales Order Status app by Kumavision.
0:00 Podcast Opening
2:56 Mike’s Hard Lemonade Review
5:50 Keith Stefanski Interview
51:37 Sales Order Status App Review
58:33 Business Central News
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Business Central News
Editing in Excel more reliably
There are two updates for this and the first update is called Support for Company Names with International Characters and it allows you to receive and update data from Business Central companies where the company name includes non-English characters or non-letter symbols. The second update is called Better Handling of Flow Fields and it fixes the issues that happened when you tried to edit multiple rows in a list that included FlowFields in Excel.
Support authentication of an SMTP connection using OAuth 2.0
This is really Business Central just keeping up with the digital Jones’s because OAuth 2.0 is an industry standard for authentication.
Extension lifecycle telemetry include signal from dependent extensions
Business Central will emit new telemetry for extension lifecycle events and for dependent extensions.
Edit active prices in Prices Overview and implement price changes using Price Worksheet
According to Microsoft, when you enable the New Pricing Experience feature update on the Feature Management page, the Feature Data Update guide opens. To specify that you primarily work with sales prices, turn on the Use default prices toggle. If you use sales price lists, turn off the toggle. If Use default price lists is turned on during feature data update, existing prices will be converted to default price lists for each area (sales, purchase, and jobs). This lets you edit prices in the same way as before. The default price lists will be automatically specified on the Sales & Receivables Setup, Purchases & Payables Setup, and Jobs Setup pages.
Send documents as emails with any attached files automatically added as email attachments
Business Central documents are now able to have files attached to them when shared.
Upcoming Dates for Updates
Version 18.2: June 4, 2021
Version 18.3: July 2, 2021
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