Comparison of Features in Different Versions of Document Output
On this page, you'll first find a brief overview of what Document Output versions that are supported by what versions of Microsoft Dynamics 365 Business Central, and next, you'll find an overview of features in Document Output by version.
Below, you can see a brief overview of supported Document Output versions by version of Business Central. Over time, some older versions of Business Central will not support the newest version of Document Output, as development of new Document Output features is aimed at the latest Business Central versions.
|From Business Central version||To Business Central version||Document Output release|
|Dynamics NAV 2013||Business Central 2022 release wave 2 (BC v20)||Document Output 2022 R1|
|Dynamics NAV 5.0||Business Central 2021 release wave 2 (BC v19)||Document Output 2021 R2|
For a detailed list of all supported versions, see Supported NAV and Business Central versions
Continia maintains its focus on developing new features for the latest version of Business Central, meaning that certain features will not be available in older versions of Document Output.
In the below table, you can see the features that are available in different versions of Document Output.
For a more detailed look at key features in older versions of Expense Management, see this page.
Depending on your version of Document Output, the Essential module comes with the following key features:
|Feature||2021 R2||2022 R1|
|Streamlined and automated distribution of all documents|
|More than 25 different email templates, ready to use from the get-go|
|Flexible use of merge fields within emails|
|Option of adding background PDFs, watermarks, logos, company information, etc.|
|Ability to legally sign all PDF files with your own certificate|
|Full log and audit trail of all sent emails, printouts, and electronic documents|
|State-of-the-art HTML editor to help you design professional-looking emails|
|Customer and vendor fact boxes for a better overview|
|Ability to send documents in batches from the Document Output queue|
|Option of merging separate PDFs and sending them as one (for example, sales and delivery terms merged with invoices)|
|Ability to attach all types of documents to emails|
|Date-based email signatures for campaign banners or similar|
|Dimension- or variant-based templates|
|Flexible recepient setup for all customers and vendors, including To, Cc and Bcc|
|Easy storage of documents in folders|
|Email template lines based on language code|
|Ability to send customer statements automatically|
|Remittance advice templates included for both payment entries and payment journal|
|Tooltips for all Document Output fields|