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Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017 - Item Attributes.

Hi All,

As we are discussing New Features in Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017. Today we will discuss Item Attributes. 

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Till NAV 2016, There was a limitation in terms of specifying Item Features / Attributes in Dynamics NAV. With NAV 2017, we can have n Number of attributes can be defined for an item.

Attributes list is Generic and we can append attributes as per our requirement. 

Let's Start By Creating a New Attribute -

1. Navigate to Departments - Sales & Marketing - Inventory & Pricing - Item Attributes.

2. Create a New Attribute as per your requirement. The Attribute can only be of Type - Options, Text, Integer and Decimal.

3. You can assign Attribute Values for Attribute Type - Option.

4. You can Block an Attribute if you want.

5. You can add the translation to the Item attribute & Item attribute Values to support Multiple Languages.

How Item Attributes Help Customers and Partners - 

1. Customers can manage multiple details of items using Item Attributes.
2. Customers can filter data based on attributes in Item List or while selecting Item on Sales / Purchase Lines.
3. Partners can ship most commonly used attributes during deployment.

How To Assign Attributes to an Item - 
1. Navigate to Item List / Card.
2. From Action Ribbon select Attributes.
3. Specify the attribute and Value for the Attribute.
4. You can also see Item Attribute Values in the factbox in Item Card / List.

How To Filter Using Attributes Values -

1. You can filter Item List using Attributes, by selection Filter By Attributes from Item Ribbon.

What is There Technically In Terms of Item Attributes? - 

1. There is no Posting flow in terms of Item Attributes. You can only use Item Attributes in Items and use them for Filtering during document creations.

2. Below is the object List related to Item Attributes.

Stay Connected, There is more about Microsoft Dynamics NAV 2017, New features.

Your Comments are awaited.

Saurav Dhyani
+Saurav Dhyani - Microsoft Dynamics Navision


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