Release Notes: Warehouse Insight

Release Notes: Warehouse Insight

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The following release notes contain updates made to Warehouse Insight. Listed below are the versions and their new features, improvements, and fixes. Please refer to the following information pertaining to your version of Warehouse Insight. Upgrade to the current version of the application to access new features, improvements, and fixes.

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Warehouse Insight Version 2.12

Release Date: March 2024

Compatible With:

  • Business Central 14 and newer
  • Insight Works Common 2.14 and newer

Licensing Requirements:

Full User, Essential

New Features

New Feature Description
Application Wizard Suggest Columns enhancements The application wizard has expanded the Suggest Columns feature to dynamically determine columns based on table field names.
Scratchpad Package Numbers The Scratchpad application now processes package numbers the same as serial and lot numbers.
Component Usage Package Numbers The production order component usage now tracks package numbers in addition to the exiting serial and lot numbers.
Add-on Catalog Categories A new Category column has been added to the add-on catalog page.
Private Add-on Catalogs The Add-on catalog now supports an additional private/partner catalog.

Improvements

Improvement Description
Item Inquiry Choose Serial/Lot Lookup adjusted The lookup for choosing a serial or lot number in the Item Inquiry application has been adjusted to include package numbers, and a change was made in the ordering when more than one tracking combination is required (e.g. serial + lot).
Multiple application overrides The application overrides assignment has been re-worked so that applications can now have multiple overrides assigned.
Record Search Rules Lookup The record search rules page field lookup actions have been improved so that the field names are shown rather than only the field ID.
Add-on Catalog URL A new configuration field has been provided to allow users to specify their add-on catalog base URL.
Sample Reports removed The Item and Bin label sample reports have been removed. The Barcode Generator extension can be installed for a better selection of sample reports.

Updates

Update Description
License Plate duplicate serial numbers When adding lines to a license plate in the license plate application, it no longer allows adding duplicate serial numbers to the same license plate.
Warehouse activity lines warehouse tracking validation added The warehouse activity lines (picks/put-aways/movements) now validates the warehouse tracking values (serial/lot/package numbers) and prevents invalid values.
Inventory put-away print on quantity change The print on quantity change option for receiving has been extended to inventory put-aways.
Inventory put-away item reference lookup The lookup dialog displayed when scanning an unknown cross/item reference on an inventory put-away document has been fixed to show the correct available lines to choose from.
Blank device configurations The Device Configuration card no longer allows creating blank codes.
Inventory put-away allow changing tracking details The inventory put-away document no longer prevents changing of the lot/serial/package numbers once entered.
Multiple transfer receipts corrected The issue preventing posting a transfer order receipt multiple times has been resolved.
Pick split line issues during license plate assignment The error preventing license plate assignment to a pick document that required split lines to occur has been resolved.
Application export of icons without images The error preventing exporting of application icons without an image has been resolved.
Datetime offset with ad-hoc license plate assignment When assigning a license plate to an ad-hoc movement, the device configuration datetime offset field now applies to the posting/registering fields.

Warehouse Insight Version 2.11

Release Date: October 2023

Compatible With:

  • Business Central 14 and newer
  • Insight Works Common 2.11 and newer

Licensing Requirements:

Full User, Essential

New Features

New Feature Description
Added change bin menu to warehouse receipts Warehouse Receipts did not have a Change Bin menu option available. Hidden by default.
Application export option The application list now has an Export menu option allowing exporting of all related entries for the selected application (Application + Blob, scan behaviors, columns, menus, events, overrides, find line templates, and more). The Import menu option now accepts this new format.
Added format option in device column Added a device column option “Format String” that allows additional fields formatting using the standard Business Central FormatString options.
Configurable menu panel width Users can modify the width of the displayed menu pane (per device) if required.
Configurable FactBox dock location Dock the FactBoxes at either the bottom or right when in landscape mode.
Application wizard item tracking options The base application wizard now includes the ability to handle item tracking.
Extraneous carriage returns now ignored Carriage returns/enter keys sent during scanning due to unintended default configurations are ignored.
Added search option to application designer Added a Find menu action to the application designer interface to search for blocks.
Additional fields added to record search rules Record Search Rules now include fields for item tracking and batches. These were added to support the additional features added to the application wizard.
Add-Ons Page The Add-Ons page allows installation of pre-defined applications and overrides add value above and beyond the base product offering.

Improvements and Fixes

Improvement or Fix Description
Column widths saving resolved Resolved issues preventing custom column widths from being saved/changed after closing the choose columns dialog.
OAuth on-premise support OAuth login credentials are now supported for on-premise installs.
Camera scanning aspect ratio issues Resolved issues when using the camera for scanning that would under certain aspect ratios stretch the barcode and prevent reading/scanning.
Badge scanning character issues Badges with passwords that contained special characters and spaces are now supported.
Splitting warehouse activity lines Resolved issue splitting lines failing due to language differences.
License plate properties dialog drop downs Corrected missing dropdown options in the License Plate properties dialog.
Regional/Language support improvements Improved handling for datetimes and decimal formats for various culture settings and configurations.
Unable to pre-handle the ProcessAutoTakePlace event A new event called “OnBeforeAutoTakePlace” has been added to allow for pre-handling of auto take-place functionality.
Shortcut key consistency Shortcut keys have been made consistent across applications and additional ones added where appropriate.
Application wizard find line template improvements Improved the base application wizard to dynamically create find line templates and account bin requirements.
Enhanced application card/list pages The application list and card pages now have FactBoxes and menus for all the related data making it easier to configure and manage the application from a central point.
Application wizard improvements Improved the base application wizard to make configuration easier, error resistant, and more comprehensive.
Expanding device FactBoxes made easier You can make FactBoxes full screen by clicking anywhere on the FactBox rather than just the title frame.
Device columns must reference existing event id When creating device column entries, an Event must be created first. Use of random event ID’s is no longer allowed. Existing entries remain unaffected.
Application wizard lookup page search improvements The base application wizard lookup list generated code now searches across all available device columns. The option to choose/select the field to search has been deprecated and removed.
Output no longer hides previous license plates Resolved an issue preventing license plates that had been previously outputted to from showing up in the list for additional output.
Warehouse activity barcode improvement The warehouse activity barcodes now handles document numbers with spaces in them.
Run intent block change The Run Intent block changed to clear results between executions which prevents erroneous results if run multiple times.
Improved picture taking quality Improved the quality of the pictures captured from the device when sent to Business Central.

Warehouse Insight Version 2.10

Release Date: April 2023

Compatible With:

  • Business Central 14 and newer
  • Insight Works Common 2.9

Licensing Requirements:

Full User, Essential

New Features

Feature Description
Archive old license plates Added a new feature to allow archiving old license plates.
Auto sign out A new auto sign out feature implemented that can be enabled via configuration.

Improvements and Fixes

Improvement or Fix Description
Device configuration barcode characters Device configuration barcode now accounts for and encodes non-English characters.
Rapidstart Configuration Packages Assisted Setup procedures changed to no longer use Rapidstart Configuration Packages
Grid columns/data display issue Fixed issues where the grid would not display columns/data.
Reassign empty totes Empty totes can now be re-assigned during the tote assignment process.
Transfer order receiving issue Fixed issue during transfer order receiving of warehouse tracked items indicating the serial/lot was not shipped.
Shipment with multiple source documents Assigning a License Plate to a shipment with multiple source documents now correctly applies the License Plate across all documents.
Diacritics support Better support for diacritics added
Ask for Number block issue The Ask for a Number block will no longer persist/remember invalid configuration across pages and instances.
Item Inquiry application issue Issue with the Item Inquiry application remembering the last lot/serial number has been resolved so that re-opening the application does not show the last values.
Empty License Plate issue A License Plate that is not empty will no longer show up in the choose a license plate dialog when starting a license plate.
Warehouse requests page populates more shipping information The warehouse requests page will now populate additional shipping information when creating warehouse shipments.
Over consumption recording issue Fixed issue with over consumption not recording component usage entries correctly.
Non-English date field issues Resolved additional issues with date fields in non-English scenarios.
Cached barcode rules match Item Reference units of measure Cached barcode rules will now correctly match Item Reference units of measure when finding lines.
Ad-hoc item tracking requirements Changed the ad-hoc item tracking requirements to better reflect expectations.
Quantity dialog evaluation of decimals issues Fixed issues with the quantity dialog evaluation of decimals in alternate units of measure with languages that use commas as separators.
New menus appear correctly New menus added will now correctly appear if caching is enabled.
Column sorting retained on document close Column sorting will now be remembered on document close.
Non-working shortcut keys fixed Fixed non-working shortcut keys in the item tracking dialog.
Number of production output labels hidden if printing not required Hid the number of labels prompt in production output if printing not required.
License Plates assignment dialogs The License Plate assignment dialogs “using” column updates correctly and initialize to zero when the remove used option is chosen.
Streamlined application override process Streamlined the application override processes to make it easier to create.
Product notifications Product notifications will no longer appear in companies that do not have Warehouse Insight installed.

Business Central 14 is supported with current version.

Improved French translations Improved French translations.
Sign in and Sign out events implemented Additional sign in and sign out events implemented that can be tracked if desired.
New “Get Dataset” block New “Get Dataset” block added that can be used to retrieve record data without code.
Tote assignment dialog supports scanning a parent tote The tote assignment dialog supports scanning a parent tote (cart) to automatically assign the child totes to the orders.
Show the device configuration code option Added an additional option to show the device configuration code in the main landing page status bar.
Evaluate Regular Expression New “Evaluate Regular Expression” added that can be used to parse text with regular expressions.
Packages support and adjustments Additional support and minor adjustments made for packages.
“Display on Error” block option The “Display on Error” block now as an option to halt program execution.
“Count With” block option New “Count With” block added that can be used to perform program (for) loops.
Application designer interface improvements Implemented application designer interface improvements for better user experience.
Customizations Using the Run Intent block now correctly sets the new task activity permission flag.
Picking Fixed issue where a pick line might prompt for package information when the item was not configured for package tracking.

Included in release 2.10.8523.1

Warehouse Insight Version 2.9

Release Date: November 2022

Compatible With:

  • Business Central 15 and newer
  • Insight Works Common 2.8

Licensing Requirements:

Full User, Essential

New Features

New Feature Description
Additional Integration Events Added additional integration events to allow bypassing/handling of code around clearing the quantity to ship/receive/handle on various documents.
Additional Application Override An additional application override has been added for when the document data is loading.
Choose from Table Dialog The Choose from Table dialog block has a search control.
Clear Device Profile The device profile can be cleared by toggling the option on the Device Configuration card.
Lock Screen Orientation New device option for locking the screen orientation (auto, landscape, portrait).
Package Integration Improvements to the package integration feature.

Improvements and Fixes

Improvement or Fix Description
Warning Messages Warning messages are displayed in the devices if the extension is newer, older or has not completed the data upgrade routines.
Assisted Setup Location The Assisted Setup location for Warehouse Insight has been moved under the “Install extensions to add features and integrations” grouping
Estonian Translations Improvements made to the Estonian language translations.
New License Plate Error Message Improved error message when creating a new license plate if the license plate module has not been installed.
Accessing License Plate Error Messages Improved the error message displayed on devices when accessing License Plate actions and applications when the License Plate Management extension has not been installed.
Application Designer No Prompt to Save Application designer no longer prompts to save if no changes are made.
BC21 SaaS Installation Issue Resolved an issue with BC21 SaaS not installing correctly due to permission checks. This was pushed out as a patch in 2.8.
Enter a Number Block Fixed issue with the Enter a Number block persisting previously recorded values and limits.
Inbound Documents Reservation Entries Inbound documents created via the planning worksheet correctly handles and adjust created reservation entries.
Transfer Profile Error Message The “You must be signed in first” error message when transferring a user profile from the device to Business Central has been resolved.
Item Inquiry Application Error Message Error opening the Item Inquiry application from the License Plate application has been fixed.
Given Key Error Message “The given key was not present in the dictionary” error when opening the Item Inquiry recent transactions page has been fixed.
Cache Details Page Cache details page on the device correctly displays the Item References and Item Cross References data.
Document No. Field Length The Document No. field on warehouse reclass entries has been properly trimmed to match the field length.
Android 10 Install Issue Resolved issues installing Android software on DataLogic devices running Android 10.
Android 11 Pictures Fix issue preventing taking pictures when running Android 11.
Partial License Plate Assignments Reducing quantity on documents that have partial license plate assignments properly calculates the quantity to handle to set rather than always reverting to zero.
Convert Sales Quote to Order Converting a sales quote to an order sets the quantity to ship to zero as expected.
Caching Filter Logic The filtering logic around caching of Item Ledger Entries has been improved and entries are cached correctly.
Default Cache Entries Default cache entries are created when the Device Configuration record is created (no longer requires opening the Cache Settings page)
Negative Consumption Consumption allows for negative consumption based on the Device Configuration setting.
FactBox Error Resolved issues with FactBoxes generating a TargetInvocationException error.
Display Warehouse Entries Fixed issue preventing Warehouse Entries from being displayed in the Bin Inquiry application.
Empty Offline Exceptions Empty offline applications no longer causes fatal exceptions.
Cascading Errors Issue Fixed issue where blank offline applications would generate cascading errors.
License Plate Properties Display The License Plate properties display has been fixed to show the correct values on lookup fields.

Fixed issue where the grid would sometimes show as blank.

Quantity Extensions Quantity Extensions are correctly processed when initiated from the item tracking screen.
License Plate Assignment Dialog’s Using Column The Using column on the License Plate assignment dialog are no longer blank out after modifying values.
Warehouse Tracked Item Splitting When manually splitting a warehouse tracked item it splits the corresponding place/take line.
Outputting to a License Plate When outputting to a license plate, the filter applied to the production order lookup no longer impacts the license plate lookup.
Save Prompt Prompt to save when closing the application designer has been fixed.
Auto Creation Integration Events New integration events added for handling the auto creation of lot/serial numbers (replaces old version which did not correctly pass the lot/serial number by var).
Used Consumption Calculation Issue Fixed issue calculating the used consumption when working in alternate units of measure.
Splitting Lines Splitting a line more than 15 times should no longer fail.

Warehouse Insight Version 2.8

Release Date: July 2022

Compatible With:

  • Business Central 15 and newer
  • Insight Works Common 2.7

Licensing Requirements:

Full User, Essential

Improvements and Fixes

Improvement or Fix Description
Changes to Scan Behaviors If multiple scan behaviors are available for a company, manually set the order in which they are run using the Evaluation Order column.
Export Column Changes Added ability to transfer device configuration settings, such as column visibility and width, between users.
Data Caching Enable caching on the Device Configuration card to improve handheld performance significantly.
Additional Authentication Options Options for logins have been expanded. Warehouse Insight now supports WSAK, interactive OAuth, Service to Service, and User Impersonation.

Documentation: OAuth Login Options for Warehouse Insight 2.8

Production Output The application now supports run time and setup time entry.
Performance Improvements with OData Changes to accommodate performance limitations with OData.

Warehouse Insight Version 2.7

Release Date: June 2022

Compatible With:

  • Business Central 15 and newer
  • Insight Works Common 2.7

Licensing Requirements:

Full User, Essential

Improvements and Fixes

Improvement or Fix Description
OAuth Connection Prevent error messages on handhelds when Business Central OAuth sessions time out.
Unexpected Character Corrected the “Unexpected character encountered when parsing…” error that was present when the timeout/connection errors occurred.
API Automatic Updates Fixed issue preventing automatic updates from occurring on Android API 13 and above.

Column Sorting Resolved issue with column sorting generating an “Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation” error.

Warehouse Insight Version 2.6

Release Date: February 2022

Compatible With:

  • Business Central 15 and newer
  • Insight Works Common 2.7

Licensing Requirements:

Full User, Essential

New Features

New Feature Description
OData Support OData support added for use instead of SOAP.
Scripting of Colors and Fonts Devices now support limited scripting of colors and fonts.
Sound Notifications Ability to generate sound notifications on errors and use in the application designer.
Item References Item References now support (replaces Item Cross References).
Auto-Generated Batches When required, batches are auto generated if an appropriate batch cannot be found.
DateTime Column Added a new DateTime column type and resolved issues around displaying date times versus dates.
Data Transmission Lengths Maximum data transmission lengths changed from 250 to 2048 characters.
Warehouse Auto-Split Function Updated warehouse auto-split option to prevent auto-spitting warehouse tracked items on picks, put-aways, and movements.

Improvements and Fixes

Improvement or Fix Description
Ad-Hoc Counts Improved posting of ad-hoc counts from device.
Output: Expiration Dates Output no longer automatically generates an expiration date if one is not specified and manufacturing expirations are not enabled.
License Plate: Sales Outbound Documents Improved application of License Plates on sales outbound documents.
Put-Away Documents Put-away documents now auto update the correct take lines when using warehouse tracked items.
Lot and Serial Numbers Storage Lot and serial numbers will not be stored in Advanced Count for non-specific item tracking.
License Plate: Assign to Count Sheet Assigning a License Plate to a count sheet correctly sets the unit of measure on the lines based on the License Plate line unit of measure.
Ad-Hoc Assigned License Plates Changing locations on ad-hoc assigned License Plates updates the License Plate location.
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