Dynamics 365 Business Central 2021 Wave 2 – Version 19 – Application Features | Extended Posting Preview

It’s quite a demanding requirement that we have seen from several accountants working on Dynamics 365 Business Central to preview posting and validated the general ledger entries being posted before posting the transaction. This requires exporting the general ledger entries to excel to summerize values per account number/ description.

Here is the original posting preview page which we have used to work with accorss all dynamics 365 business central windows,

Standard Posting Preview

Clicking on the general ledger entries is needed in order to drill down to the GL Ledger entries which provides the list of GL accounts, names, debit and credit values as illustrated below,

Standard Posting Preview – GL Ledger Entries

The above screen shot shows on line on a purchase invoice which is pretty straight forward, though, with several line items from different account types such as; items and GL, the export is almost a must in order to ensure that the values/ GL accounts is correct.

Extended Posting Preview

With the new release of BC 19, you can enable an option on the system level which will apply to the whole system behavior regarding the “Posting Preview”, it will provide a more valid presentation of the general ledger entries coming with a hierarchal option as well.

On the general ledger setup window, expand the “General Section” and choose “Extended” under posting preview as illustrated below:

General Ledger Setup

After enabling this option, let’s see how the posting preview window would look like:

Extended Posting Preview

There is a checkbox on the top of the posting preview widnow which allows end users to create a hierarchal view of the GL ledger entries per account, and have a more elegant presentation of GL ledger entries with their posting groups and VAT entries.

Best Regards,
Mahmoud M. AlSaadi

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