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This blog post is part of a series called “Tip of the Week”. In this weeks tip, we'll review the UDF's capabilities.

User-Defined Fields are like spices. Similar to specific combination of spices that creates a unique flavor, the way UDFs are implemented is tailored for each business. Key advantage of UDFs is their great flexibility. UDFs in document rows become a seamless part of the document which is of course a benefit, however in sometimes it is required that UDFs would behave differently. For such use cases, SAP Business One introduces a new level of flexibility by allowing to edit the UDFs in document rows regardless the document status or row status:
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For each document type, you can choose whether to open the UDFs in the document rows for editing while the document rows are not editable. For example:
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Available in SAP Business One 10.0 PL01 and SAP Business One 10.0, version for SAP HANA PL01.

I hope you found this information helpful and as always, I’m looking forward to your feedback in the comments section below. If you do have questions about SAP Business One, feel free to ask them here in SAP Community Q&A. This tip and all other tips can be found in the tag tipoftheweek. To receive notifications about new related blog posts, please follow my profile and #communications. Also, check out our SAP Business One Community page with lots of helpful links and resources.