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Find What You Need in Form Settings

Personalization, customization, flexibility… we love it! These great functions help us to “feel at home” and adjust the software to our specific needs. Take the “Form Settings” windows for example. It enables each user to choose which columns would appear in a document or report table, in what sequence and in many cases which ones should be editable and which in “read only” mode. This set of columns is then saved for you until you decide to change it again. If you ever did it, you know that sometimes this list of available columns is very long and it may take a while to find the specific column you need. In order to enhance the user experience and increase efficiency, SAP Business One introduces enhanced search function in the “Form Settings” windows:

When you type a search value, SAP Business One looks for the first column name containing the search value entered (instead of “starts with” as used to be). Clicking the “Find Next” button would show the next matching result. This way finding the column you are looking for is more efficient, less iterations are needed, and it is enough to know just part of it – not necessarily the beginning…

Available in SAP Business One 10.0 FP 2011 and SAP Business One 10.0 FP 2011, version for SAP HANA. This tip and all the other tips are available on the Tip of the week community page. You can also visit the Implementation Arena for useful implementation tips.

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