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Q4 2019


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Release Date
Title
Description
Update12/31/2019DSS Re-ImportRe-polling a DSS is now available through your organization's instance! Simply navigate to the Repolling window and request a DSS re-poll or view the status of recent re-poll requests.
Update12/27/2019Fiscal Period/Year SetupRather than using Custom Periods to account for the addition of a 53rd week once every six years, this new feature enables an official 53rd week to be included in your Fiscal Year when the 4/4/5 or 13-4 Fiscal Period Structure is selected.
New12/23/2019Retained Earnings and Year-End Close ProceduresReview the necessary procedures to close out your Fiscal Years smoothly and successfully!
Update12/20/2019My WorkflowsWorkflow Admin Users are able to view and track the progress of all workflows at their specific Locations through the new 'All Workflows' tab in 'My Workflows'.
New12/18/2019Till ManagementIf your POS system supports Till Management, view how you can set up and track money that goes in and out of the cash register. 
New12/11/2019Balancing Journal EntriesOut of balance Daily Sales Summaries can now have a balancing Journal Entry to offset incorrect or duplicate transactions, which can later be manually assigned to the correct Sales Account in the DSS. Click here to learn how to set up balancing Journal Entries!
New12/10/2019How do I unreconcile a bank reconciliation?Need to unreconcile a Bank Reconciliation to re-poll your DSS? View this article to learn how!
Update12/10/2019AP Credit MemoThe AP Credit Memo now has a new layout! This look now has a similar look and feel to the AP Invoice form.
New12/10/2019Custom Sales Forecasting: Overview & SecurityCustom Sales Forecasting predicts the Sales for a certain Location based on the previous 8 weeks of Sales for that day of the week. This article reviews the security roles, navigation, functionality, and overview of creating and publishing a forecast. 
New12/10/2019Custom Sales Forecasting: Customizing a ForecastForecasts can be adjusted to account for outlier days where certain events, such as a coupon drop, holiday, or poor weather, drastically impacted Sales. Review this article to customize Sales data for a more accurate forecasting.
New12/10/2019Custom Sales Forecasting: Tagging Outlier DaysDays that produce irregular Sales data can be marked as such on the DSS. Review this article to learn how!
Update12/6/2019Security Role DescriptionsTwo new Secondary Security Roles were added: Workflow Admin and Prohibit Approve. Check them out here!
New12/6/2019New Scheduling: Managing Requests in the Mobile AppManagers are now able to respond to Employee requests on the R365 Red App! View this training on both navigation and replying to requests!
Update12/6/2019Viewing the Schedule and Your Upcoming ShiftsA new layout has been released for Employees to view their schedules, enter requests, and update work availability!
Update12/6/2019Making Schedule Requests (Trade, Offer, Claim, Time Off)
Update12/6/2019Updating Your Availability
New11/26/2019Advanced Close - Fiscal YearThe Advanced Close feature allows fiscal periods and their modules to be opened and closed as needed to better manage transaction entries. Although not released until early December, check out a sneak peak of this feature here!
Update11/18/2019Email Settings OverviewEver have trouble connecting your Gmail account to R365? Using Google's App Password process enables Users a direct connection between their Gmails and R365 without using their personalized passwords. Review this article or the Google link above to learn how the setup process!
New11/18/2019Pulling Data from Quickbooks Online for R365 MigrationThis article reviews the steps needed to pull and prepare data from Quickbooks Online for Restaurant365 during Onboarding. The use of screenshots and a detailed process can help provide clarity to Users when downloading their legacy system's data.
New11/18/2019Pulling Data from Quickbooks Desktop for R365 MigrationThis article reviews the steps needed to pull and prepare data from Quickbooks Desktop for Restaurant365 during Onboarding. The use of screenshots and a detailed process can help provide clarity to Users when downloading their legacy system's data. 
Update11/7/2019AP Imports: Missing ItemsAn additional column was added to the AP Transactions grid that displays if there are missing items on an import. Because of this, a User can view transactions that need updated in an efficient, quick manner. This article provides an example screenshot of what this looks like in R365.
Update11/7/2019Asset Value ReportA new column was added to this report that includes the Current Depreciation Value for Active Assets.
Update11/7/2019Check Register ReportAdditional dates were added to include when bank activity was matched and reconciled, and transactions were marked with a 'V' if they were voided within the time period selected.
Update11/7/2019Security Role DescriptionsTwo new Secondary Security Roles were added: Prohibit Delete and Schedule Approval. Prohibit Delete prevents Users from deleting Documents to Process while Schedule Approval allows Users to publish shifts and schedules. View our Security Role Descriptions to learn more about these roles!
New11/5/2019Preparing Amex Data for a QFX Converter ResourceThis article details the process of preparing a file for a successful import into a CSV to QFV third party application. While the example is from American Express, this guide can also be a beneficial resource for preparing CSV files from other banking institutions. 
Update10/31/2019Commissary: Commissary OrdersThe Location on a Commissary Order can be updated manually via the Commissary Location drop-down menu.
Update10/30/2019Workflows SetupThe Location and Vendor tabs now include a filter that provides a faster search when creating workflows.
Update10/25/2019Commissary: Commissary OrdersCommissary Orders can now be imported via the Import Tool! This allows for bulk entry in a quick, easy manner.
Update10/21/2019R365 Financial Report Writer: Report ColumnsTwo new Column Types were added to include variance!
New10/21/2019R365 Financial Report Writer: Assigning ReportsAssign specific reports to Users by their Report Role. Read this article to learn how!
Update10/21/2019Financial Report Writer Overview & SecurityThe layout of Custom Financial Reports has adapted to allow for reports to have specific User Access. View the updated Security Role descriptions here.
Update10/21/2019R365 Financial Report Writer: ReportsFinancial Report Builders have more control over Viewer Access through Report Role Setup and Downloadable options! 
New10/14/2019Currency Conversion for DSS DataFranchisees whose currency is non-USD can now be converted to USD on the Daily Sales Summary by setting up Conversion Rates for those Locations!
Update10/11/2019Restaurant365 OData Connector This document is now updated to include the following reports: Employee, Job Title, Labor Detail, and POS Employee.
Update10/11/2019ACH ReportsNew ACH Exports were released! The example grid at the bottom of the article was updated for this release.
Update10/11/209Positive Pay Overview & ReportsNew Positive Pay formats were released and can now be exported! The example grid at the bottom of this article was updated to account for this release.
New10/10/2019Sales Account Import TypesThis article expands upon the Sales Account Import Types and the process /outcome of editing a previous selection in the 'POS Integration Settings' section of the Location record. Note: Making changes to this field after initial setup will cause you to go back and re-map your GL Accounts to the POS.
New10/4/2019Internal Support LinkThe Internal Support Link allows an organization to include a support link on error messages within R365 so that Users can contact a designated support team within their own organization. Note: This is available to some organizations whose software allows for its integration. 
New10/4/2019ADP Alternate ExportThis report runs similarly to the ADP Workforce Export, but is downloaded as a CSV file for ADP Payroll Processing.
New10/4/2019AP Accrual (Report)The introduction of the Dates of Service feature for AP Invoices and Credit Memos allows for the use of the AP Accrual report, where Users can view all AP transactions with Dates of Service within a selected time period.
Update10/3/2019Creating/Modifing Ad Hoc ReportsThis article receive more attention in the 'Creating a Report' section where the steps to 'Save' were clarified.
Update10/1/2019Restaurant Operational Reports ListThis article now directly links out to specific report articles, allowing for enhanced knowledge about each report and how it can strengthen your Operations.
New10/1/2019My ReportsAll of 'My Reports' have now been documented! Review Navigation, Report Parameter, and Report Column information for your favorite reports and maybe even new ones! 
Update10/1/2019AP Invoice FormThe Dates of Service fields have been shifted from an 'Accrual' tab to the 'Details' tab on the AP Invoice form. Any legacy data will automatically be shifted over from the 'Accrual' tab to the 'Details' tab.
Update10/1/2019AP Credit MemoThe use of the Dates of Service fields is now available on the AP Credit Memo.
Update10/1/2019System Preferences: MiscellaneousDue to the replacement of the 'Accrual' tab with the Dates of Service fields in both the AP Credit Memo and AP Invoice forms, a new checkbox was included to the Miscellaneous tab in System Preferences.



Q3 2019


Type
Release Date
Title
Description
Update9/24/2019Customer RecordAn additional training section was included to explain how to download a list of payments from a specific Customer.
New9/13/2019Export Vendor List from Quickbooks® OnlineThis article reviews the steps needed to Vendor List from Quickbooks Online and import it into R365 successfully.
Update9/13/2019Export Vendor List from Quickbooks® DesktopThis article reviews the steps needed to download your Vendor List from Quickbooks Desktop and import it into R365 successfully.
New9/13/2019Export Customer List from Quickbooks® OnlineThis article reviews the steps needed to download your Customer List from Quickbooks Online and import it into R365 successfully.
Update9/13/2019Export Customer List from Quickbooks® DesktopThis article reviews the steps needed to download your Customer List from Quickbooks Desktop and import it into R365 successfully.
New9/13/2019Export Chart of Accounts from Quickbooks® OnlineThis article reviews the steps needed to download your Chart of Accounts from Quickbooks Online and import it into R365 successfully.
Update9/13/2019Export Chart of Accounts from Quickbooks® DesktopThis article reviews the steps needed to download your Chart of Accounts from Quickbooks Desktop and import it into R365 successfully.
New9/10/2019User PreferencesSelecting a default Location is now extended to Journal Entries as well as AP Invoice Forms. This article explains the process for selecting and saving default Locations for both.
Update9/10/2019New Journal EntryA new feature allows for the User to select a default Location to appear on every new Journal Entry. An additional description was added to the Location field that links out to the new User Preferences article, describing how to update the default Location.
Update9/10/2019AP Invoice FormThe 'User Preferences - Default Location' section was deleted and an additional description was added to the Location field that links out to the new User Preferences article.
New9/4/2019Location TypesWith the Location Types field becoming a requirement, it is important to know what exactly it is and how to make individual and bulk updates to all Location records. This article reviews these details and explains the purpose for this requirement moving forward.
New8/28/2019Entering a Check or ACH CreditThis article explains the steps it takes to enter a credit from a Vendor when that credit is a Check or ACH.
Update8/27/2019FAQsMore FAQs were added to the FAQ Category in our Support Center.
Update8/27/2019Fiscal Period/Year SetupAdded a new section that focuses more on how to create Custom Periods.
New8/26/2019Memorized Prep LogA Memorized Prep Log is a template made for inputting future Prep Logs. This article provides the steps needed to make and use a Memorized Prep Log.
New8/26/2019Prep LogPrep Logs can now be created and used in tracking the costs of Recipes and individual ingredients. This article explains the header details, the details grid, and the 'Action' options associated with a Prep Log.
New8/26/2019Prep StationPrep Stations can now be created and used in the making of Prep Logs.
Update8/26/2019Item LocationsMore information was provided about the updates made to the Ingredients tab on the Item Location record. Even further, the Usage Per $1000 and the Theo on Hand provides an accurate view into the amount of the actual and theoretical usage of an item over time.

Details about the Prepped Checkbox have been provided to explain the impact of the Last Prepped Cost versus the Current Batch Cost on overall cost.
Update8/26/2019Location RecordThe Location Type for each Location record is now a required field. This enables a more accurate track of costs based on just Restaurant and Commissary Locations.
Update8/26/2019Recipe Item RecordThe Items Locations tab on the Recipe Item record has been detailed out to show which Locations prep certain Recipe items. Also, a drop-down menu was added to the Ingredients tab to compare costs across multiple Locations.
Update8/26/2019Purchase Order FormThe 'Mark as Submitted' option, added to the Submit Menu, allows a User to advance the PO to invoicing without sending an email.
Update8/26/2019New Scheduling UpdatesRecent Mobile Scheduling features for Employees include: updated Time Punches layout, Push Notifications, and Catering Schedule Information for a scheduled shift.

Recent Web Scheduling features for Managers include: Manager Notifications when an Employee submits a request, Manager Queue that includes the number of open requests,Department breakdown including Employee Name, Copying/Pasting to/from an Unassigned Shift, Pre-populated fields (including Start Time and End Time) when creating a new shift within the schedule, the Employee Filter removed when an Unassigned Shift is Edited and Saved, and the Option to auto-populate shifts on a new week from the prior week.
Update8/14/2019Security Role DescriptionsIncluded additional Secondary Restriction Roles
Update8/07/2019AP Invoice: Document Date & GL DateUpdated to reflect new AP Layout
Update8/07/2019AP Invoice FormIncluded User Preferences Section
New7/29/2019Can I login to the Support Center with my R365 Username and Password?This article discusses how you can create your login for the R365 Support Center. By creating this new login, you can create and track support tickets that you submit and view any Support Articles.
New7/24/2019Password PolicyWith this new feature, an Admin is able to create custom password requirements for his/her Primary Security Role Users. 
Update7/17/2019Vendor RecordAdded 'Payment Holds' section
Update7/17/2019AP Invoice FormIncluded the 'Accruals' Tab