General Business Functionality

Dynamics NAV provides dedicated functionality for typical business areas, such as finance and sales. For more information, see Business Functionality.

To support those business area-specific tasks, you can use a variety of general business functionality, such as defining extended text for document lines and organizing connecting business tasks in workflows.

The following table lists these general business areas with links to topics that describe them.

To See
Set up standard text codes so you can extend standard text by adding extra lines, and set up conditions for use of the extra lines. How to: Define Extended Text
Learn how to work with general journals, which are used to post to general ledger accounts and other accounts such as bank, customer, vendor, and fixed assets accounts. Working with General Journals
Archive sales and purchase orders, quotes, return orders, and blanket orders, and use the archived document to recreate the document that it was archived from. How to: Archive Documents
View documents that are related to sales order lines and purchase order lines, including from archived order lines. How to: Track Document Lines
Communicate the contents of business documents quickly to your business partners, such as the payment information on sales documents to customers. How to: Send Documents by Email
Schedule a report to run at a specific date and time. Schedule a report to run
Manage different types of report layouts. Managing Report Layouts
Track users' activities. Logging Changes in Dynamics NAV
Assign permissions to users, modify permission sets, and group users per permissions. How to: Manage Users and Permissions
Change Dynamics NAV by installing extensions that add functionality, changes behavior, or gives you access to new online services. Customizing Dynamics NAV Using Extensions
Set up and use workflows that connect tasks performed by different users or by the system, such as automatic posting. Requesting and granting approval to create or post documents are typical workflow steps. Workflow
Record external documents in Dynamics NAV, including their file attachments, and then manually create the related documents or automatically convert the files to electronic documents. Incoming Documents
Set up data exchange definitions to you can send and receive electronic documents. Exchanging Data Electronically

See Also

Working with Dynamics NAV