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BBCG.A1.01.D365.2.PDF: Configuring the Faerûn Localizations within Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations (Second Edition) - Module 1: Configuring Addresses and Currencies (Digital)

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The Waterdeep Trading Company is the purveyor of all the finest adventuring supplies to travelers, rogues, wizards, and clerics in all Faerûn and is headquartered in the great city of Waterdeep on the Sword Coast.

Recently they have been experiencing a huge upswing in the traffic through their store and have realized that the old quill and scroll-based financial system is not going to scale anymore. The manual supply chain management processes that they are using will not handle their forecasted future demand.

As a result, they have taken the step to modernize their finance and supply chain systems and implement Microsoft Dynamics 365 to manage all their legal (and not so legal) entities. And the following is a journal of how they set up their system and tweaked the system to make it work perfectly.

Faerûn has several local nuances that we will need to support to get everything up and running smoothly for the Waterdeep Trading Company, including address information for the region and the tracking of the Faerûn currencies of gold, silver, copper, electrum, and platinum denominations.  Not to mention the numerous local languages that need to be supported.

Unfortunately, Faerûn is not one of the officially supported regions for Dynamics 365 for Finance and Operations.  Although we have submitted numerous support requests for a localization pack to be formally delivered for Faerûn since we think that it is an up-and-coming marketplace, we have not seen any official roadmaps where this is a planned deliverable.

Don’t worry, though.

In this module, we will show how to set up the required localizations ourselves so that we don’t have to wait for the localization packs to be developed and delivered with the standard product.

We will show how to configure the addresses to handle the Faerûn country and regions and configure the coin-based currency system used for all commerce.

Topics Covered

  • Configuring the Faerûn Address Details
  • Configuring the Faerûn Address Format
  • Configuring the Faerûn Country Code
  • Adding the Faerûn Provinces
  • Adding the Faerûn cities
  • Configuring City Districts

  • Configuring the Faerûn currencies
  • Configuring the Faerûn Currency ISO Codes
  • Configuring the Faerûn Currencies Codes
  • Configuring the Faerûn Exchange Rate Type
  • Configuring the Faerûn Currency Conversion Rates
  • Configuring the US Dollar to Faerûn Currency Exchange Rates
  • Changing the Default Ledger Exchange Rate Provider

  • Creating Faerûn Customers and Sales Orders
  • Creating a Faerûn Customer Account
  • Creating a Faerûn Coinage Sales Order


Series: Dynamics Companions Bare Bones Configuration Guides

Guide: Configuring Faerûn Loaclizatoins within Dynamics 365 Finance & Operations

Digital: 471 pages

Publisher: Blind Squirrel Publishing (July 19, 2021)

Language: English

Product Dimensions:  8.5 x 11 inches

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