SAP Business One 8.8 is in general availability from May 2010. SAP Business One 8.8 has a revolutionary look and feel than other SAP Business One versions. SAP Business One 8.8 has some significant changes in user interface as well as in architecture. Major architectural changes were took place to improve the performance.
Also SAP Business One 8.8 provides the flexibility to control different companies with different local settings under one business solution.
In this article we are going to discuss about the changes in user interface of SAP Business One 8.8.
Changes in Master Data Screen: –
1.Status Section: – Instead of two checkbox options in these section, SAP Business One 8.8 represents this section with three option buttons. The options are Active, Inactive and Advanced.
2.For Active and Inactive options you can specify a date range. But for Advanced option you have to specify an active as well as an inactive date range. But the date ranges cant be same.
3.In Item and Business Partner master data Choose from lost window doesnt show inactive Items and Business Partners.
4.The contact and address information is very important data for a Business Partner. But a SAP User can delete this information without getting any alert message in the previous versions. Well now in SAP B1 8.8 an alert will generate while deleting these data.
Deleting Warehouse: – In the previous versions of SAP Business One a warehouse cant be deleted if this is associated with an item. Now in 8.8 a warehouse can be deleted with items which are not involved in any transactions.
Presence of Inactive Items in price lists: – In the previous versions of SAP Business One Items with inactive status is not appeared under price lists. Now in 8.8 all items will be displayed in price lists.
Foreign currency recalculation in the finance section: – In the previous versions of SAP Business One the foreign currency values are recalculated automatically in the Journal Voucher lines while changing local currency settings. Now in 8.8 the functionality is same for upgraded companies but will not work for new companies.
Ship to and Bill to address in marketing documents: – Now in SAP B1 8.8 billing and shipping address cant be updated in marketing documents.
Marketing document for non inventory items: – In SAP B1 8.8 marketing document cant be produced for non-inventory items