Release Notes: Warehouse Insight

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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 2.9

Release Date: November 2022

Compatible With:

  • Business Central 15 and up
  • 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 up
  • 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 up
  • 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 up
  • 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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