Business Functionality

As an end-to-end solution for automating and streamlining the distribution of business documents, Continia Document Output offers considerable benefits to virtually any business.

It currently consists of one comprehensive module, the Essential module, but is likely to be expanded with more modules in the future. The key features of the Essential module are listed below, along with an overall description of the module itself.


Not all features will be available in all versions of Document Output. Refer to Comparison of Features by Document Output Version to see features available by version of Document Output.


With the Essential module, you get all the basic features you need to simplify your document output and distribution. You can easily batch-print business files, design your own professional-looking email templates using the HTML editor, bulk-email sales invoices, reminders, and other business documents – and much more.

With the Essential module, you get the following key features:

Streamlined and automated distribution of all documentsCheckmark
More than 25 different email templates, ready to use from the get-goCheckmark
Flexible use of merge fields within emailsCheckmark
Option of adding background PDFs, watermarks, logos, company information, etc.Checkmark
Ability to legally sign all PDF files with your own certificateCheckmark
Full log and audit trail of all sent emails, printouts, and electronic documentsCheckmark
State-of-the-art HTML editor to help you design professional-looking emailsCheckmark
Customer and vendor fact boxes for a better overviewCheckmark
Ability to send documents in batches from the Document Output queueCheckmark
Option of merging separate PDFs and sending them as one (for example, sales and delivery terms merged with invoices)Checkmark
Ability to attach all types of documents to emailsCheckmark
Date-based email signatures for campaign banners or similarCheckmark
Dimension or variant-based templatesCheckmark
Flexible recipient setup for all customers and vendors, including To, Cc and BccCheckmark
Easy storage of documents in foldersCheckmark
Email template lines based on language codeCheckmark
Ability to send customer statements automaticallyCheckmark
Remittance advice templates included for both payment entries and payment journalCheckmark
Tooltips for all Document Output fieldsCheckmark
Support for the Business Central Universal Code InitiativeCheckmark
Password protect PDFCheckmark
Report selection on templateCheckmark
Multiple supported languages on templatesCheckmark
ZUGFeRD format (DE)Checkmark
Factur-x format (FR)Checkmark
Different background images in PDF filesCheckmark
Report selection on template linesCheckmark
Merging reminders and open documents into one fileCheckmark
Ability to attach related documents as separate filesCheckmark
Azure app integration (OAUTH2)Checkmark
Easy application of language variants on email template linesCheckmark
Improved FactBox with attachment names on template linesCheckmark
More email recipient flexibilityCheckmark
Output Profiles optimizationCheckmark
Enhanced email signature functionalityCheckmark
Integration with Azure BLOB storageCheckmark
Automatic AL extensions in custom-made email templatesCheckmark

See also

New and Planned
Feature Management