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Batch processes are great! The satisfaction of having an automatic (or semi-automatic) way for processing or generating efficiently large number of items or documents is priceless. But as much as we embrace automation we all recognize that there are exceptions that don’t fit the regular process. Take payments for example. The Payment Wizard enables you to generate batches of payments using very flexible selection criteria. But even then, there might be exceptions - certain documents or business partners that should be excluded from a given payment run. To ensure your payment run covers exactly what you need, SAP Business One enables you to define “Payment Blocks” and assign them to a specific business partner or to a given document:
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When setting the Payment Wizard run, you can use the payment block as a selection criteria to exclude or include specific documents or business partners from or in the payment run:
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Available in SAP Business One, version for SAP HANA and SAP Business One. 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.