NEW FUNCTIONS ODOO 12
New Cohort View for the Analysis of Retention or Churn Rates Over Time.
Dynamic Dashboards Inspired By Google Analytics. Dashboards can contain arbitrary charts, cohorts or KPIs.
New Configuration Bar in Sales, Ecommerce, Billing, and Accounting to Help Users Configure the System.
Support for Recurring Activities, Email Templates, and a New View to Review All Activities at a Glance.
Many usability and speed improvements, including a new interface for importing files and importing templates. The system learns the data assignment for automatic detection columns, and detects data formatting (eg data, floats).
Receive KPIs Per Email Regularly According To Your Preferences: New Leads, Opportunities Won, Revenues, Cash, Closed Tickets, Open Tasks Etc.
Harmonize The UI And Improve The Content Of The Default E-Mail Templates.
Full keyboard support
Press Alt to select Links and Use the keyboard to navigate to Shapes, List, and Kanban views.
Easily Filtering Data (Today, Last Week, This Quarter ...) Including Flexible Grouping of Data By Date (By Day, Week, Month ...).
Simply Share Access To Documents, Or The Customer Portal.
A user is either a portal user, a public user, or a system access employee.
Right to left
Support for languages that are read from right to left, eg Arabic.
The demo data was improved based on an office furniture store.
Select the first day of the week.
In Kanban views, Quick Build has been enhanced to show more boxes on the map. (No popup more)
Create specific environments, for a group of workers or for companies.
Create any action for any condition. For instance, create an invoice or a task in Odoo.
Tags for categories
Use tags to organize your environment
New interface with filters on folders or tags, documents in kanban and action manager on the right.
Share any documents publicly, select validity dates, and give rights to upload and/or download.
Create documents by email by sending to an alias.
Use activities to request a document from another person. It will create an activity for this person.
Split a group of documents to avoid scanning them one by one. Or split a document to request a signature on the main document, without annexes.
Question to sign documents
Request a signature on documents.
Activate the chat on any document.
Lock a document to prevent other users from working on it while is it being edited.
Preview PDFs, images, and videos.
Using the Barcode App allows you to process pickings much faster, increasing worker productivity. Directly scan lot or serial numbers, scan operation types to create new pickings from scratch, and add "take from" or "deliver to specific location" in your warehouse.
The User Interface (UI) has been completely revamped for warehouse employees. They can clearly see what they are doing and what they have to do.
The new Barcode App perfectly fits mobile devices.
When making an inventory adjustment on a specific product, only allow to select that specific product in the inventory adjustment lines.
The IoT Box allows you to connect any device to your database.
Odoo integrates IoT technology to your business flows. We don't add extra steps to your work.
Ready Out of the Box
Box configuration is very easy. Even non-technical users can do it!
Devices can be connected to the IoT Box using USB, HDMI, Bluetooth or Wifi.
Dashboard view and KPIs
The new dashboard view gives an overview of your inventory management. Gives average cycle times and delays and includes information about value coming in and out of stock.
Push and Pull Rule
Push and pull rules are merged into a single concept, easier to configure.
If the PO has been triggered by a reordering rule, show that reordering rule as source document on the PO (even in cases of multi-step receipts).
Clearer descriptions of journal items, add more information on journal items created through a change of the cost of the product.
Improvement on the batch picking PDF to regroup products to pick per locations. Improvements to the delivery slip, traceability, picking operations, and the production order PDF reports to fit business.
Visual representation of routes
Representation of the routes that apply to the product has been added, to ease configuration and debugging of push and pull rules.
Full integration with BPost and Easypost to support 90 extra carriers.
Weight as a unit
Define if you work with kilograms or pounds. Useful when working with carrier integrations.
Display the date at which the transfer was processed on done transfers. The default scheduled date on pickings is set to today’s date.
A new button appears on stockable products in order to easily replenish your stock.
Storage strategy by product
Putaway strategies can now be applied per product and not only per product category.
When there are exceptions to manage, a next activity is logged on the affected document.
Accounting entries are posted automatically when an exchange rate has changed between the invoice and the receipt/delivery dates.
When you create an RfQ for a vendor for which no prices matches, the default price is set to 0.
If the PO has been triggered by a reordering rule, show that reordering rule as a source document on the PO.
BOs are taken into account when an RfQ is created. Other usability improvements on blanket orders include stages, vendor field required, adapted for multicurrency, and more...
Generate purchase orders automatically for product of type service (MTO). Edit received quantity of a service on a PO.
Push rules are now also applied after unbuild orders.
Add information about the BoM reference and version and make it clickable. Also, add the attachments of the product on that report.
Production in 2 or 3 steps
Pick the components before a MO and store the finished product after a MO with a one-click configuration.
Prevent users from suppressing productivity losses that are needed on work orders.
Stock users do not have access rights to create invoices. The button “Create Invoice” is invisible from the repair order for those users.
Enlarge the feature to define which components to use for a finished product-specific-variant on the BoM.
Produce on MO
Define the exact quantities of components you consume to produce a finished product on a MO. Gives more flexibility for component consumption.
Compute the cost of products based on their BoM in mass directly from the product list view.
Barcode on Work Order
Work orders can be processed by using a barcode scanner.
Discuss onboarding is done through OdooBot. It will welcome you on your first connection to present all the Discuss features.
Like Mailman, it is now possible to moderate incoming messages for a channel. You can accept or reject messages and you can always allow or ban a channel member.
Improvement and ease of notification in desktop and mobile. Get notified of failure messages.
Discuss a specific document in a chat window, allowing you to stay on the current page. You now can see when the other person is typing. Added and improved emoji.
Get access on settings thanks to the gear icon near the channel name.
Attract a user’s attention by sending a different color background on an activity type.
An automatic schedule mechanism has been added to plan a flow of activities for specific documents. Added "Done & Schedule" and "Done" features.
Display today’s meetings in the next activity dropdown to quickly check what’s planned for your day.
Allow people to add personal reminders in Odoo using the Notes application and the Next Activities modules (e.g.: lunch with colleagues, call mom, etc).
Select a mail template on an activity type to remind several users to do an activity
Get things done easily with the new Activity view! Navigate quickly through calls, emails, meetings and reminders you planned for yourself. Available on all objects for maximum integration
Double authentication has been added to strengthen the security of digital signatures
Improve the flow of the Sign Application to ease user onboarding and the use of the application on a day-to-day basis.
Added stages to manage statuses of cars (e.g., on order, deprecated, etc)
Create activities on vehicles to remind drivers to perform certain actions.
Day based encoding
Easily record leaves by selecting days, half-day or hours.
Automatically generate a leave allocation according for a particular working period.
The "Leave type" form has been totally revamped, updated for a better management of leaves.
Menus have been updated to fit the business and ease the human resources process.
Define a valid period of allocation for particular leave types. For instance, define "legal leaves 2018" as valid from January 1st to December 31st 2018.
Make certain leaves visible or invisible to employees in order to prevent errors when they record their leaves. For instance, only an HR manager can create sick leaves based on a doctor's note.
Outgoing email server
Use a specific email server to send mass mailings. This way you can avoid having the main mail server reported as spam.
Blacklist & Opt-out
Customers can easily opt out from your mailing lists. In the backend, users can also blacklist email addresses so those customers no longer receive mass emails from your system.
You can now see the number of clicks in the analysis menu of sent emails. New stat buttons on emails have been added to see the leads,opportunities, and sales orders generated.
Write plain text emails that look more personal, with the same easiness than traditional email software.
You are now able to merge mailing lists.
Complete end-to-end ROI tracking for marketing with UTMs on emails, website, leads, opportunities, quotations, sales orders, invoices, and their respective reports.
Starting tips have been improved to facilitate user onboarding such as customizing the pipeline, creating an opportunity, scheduling activities, and more.
Dashboard views have been added in order to analyze lead generation and conversion at a glance.
Followers of sales teams are notified when a new lead is created. The first user follows the default sales team.
Sales Channels have been renamed into “Sales Teams”.
Domain Selector for Lead Scoring
Setting a domain on incoming leads is now much easier with the new domain selector.
Autocomplete partner information from a list of matching contacts or VAT number.
Turn website visitors into leads by using their IP addresses.
Keep an eye on the registration progress of your events and compare with previous events thanks to the new cohort view available in the attendees list.
Add events to your calendar after subscribing.
An integrated tool to run tweets during events.
Point of Sale
The PoS box has been replaced by the IoT box.
Configure taxes, pricing and payments from Point of Sales settings
Configure your sales app in a few clicks to start sending quotations in no time.
Sections & Notes
Add sections and notes to your quotations and invoices on the fly.
A new screen for customers to sign or pay their quotations has been added. You can also combine signature & payment to strengthen the customer commitment.
Use building blocks to create quotation templates. Set a default validity duration and use standardized template offers.
Sales reports have been unified with all the sales teams including Point of Sale.
Requesting a specific delivery date from the sales order is easier.
In case a selected warehouse is out of stock of a particular product, Odoo will tell you in which warehouse you can pick up available products.
To choose product attribute values from the sales order, click options. Custom variants from sales orders can be generated in case of numerous combinations.
Ability to edit invoicing and shipping addresses of a confirmed order.
Manage several websites from Odoo, each with different themes, URLs, pages, products, blogs, etc.
Manage the theme
A new, generic screen to customize the look and feel of your website (e.g., branding colors, layout (full width, boxed), fonts, etc) has been added.
User-specific color selection
Define custom colors for your website components (background, header, footer, text & icons, highlight, etc.).
New building blocks have been added, including new customization options and business-oriented content. Quickly customize block height by adding padding. You can also add or remove columns easily.
A new SEO wizard has been added with a keyword tab to identify content (such as titles, descriptions, texts, H1, H2) to improve in your pages. The ability to set images for social share has also been added.
Choosing background pictures is quicker and easier thanks to the new media manager.
A new option on website topbar menu to embed it in the first block of the page for a better visual harmony. Keep the website menu visible when scrolling down.
Use the Unsplash search in the media manager to find beautiful, free images to create your websites.
The website backend has been redesigned for easier navigation and configuration. The app store has also been revamped to install new features more easily.
Customize and edit dynamic pictures by double-clicking on them. Import images from URL. Crop, flip, and rotate images. Find images from Unsplash.
Optimized location for insertion
Areas to drop snippets or to set pictures have been improved for a better design experience.
Optimized logo size
The company logo is now displayed in full size in the top menu.
The automatic website footer has been replaced by a fully customizable one.
You can now organize blog tags by category to help with navigation.
When archiving a forum, URLs of related topics are deactivated so forum pages are no longer searchable.
A new building block to show a Facebook fan page widget on your website has been created.
Get your payment methods and taxes configured in a few clicks to run your e-Commerce.
New dashboard views allow you to analyze online sales using filter, grouping, and comparison possibilities.
Print and send codes to customers with a dedicated mail template.
The checkout experience has been optimized to make it quicker, easier, and fully responsive. The new checkout flow will positively impact your sales!
Zoom in product images
Zoom on product images has been revamped. It applies to any picture allowing a 50% zoom. The zoom feature is also a configurable option: no zoom, on click, or on hover.
A customer can set company data and VAT number in the checkout or portal interface as long as a first order is not confirmed.
Better design. Free sign up is also the new default mode for customer portal accounts.
Timesheets and forecasts
You can now create a SO and Invoice from the project app itself (project overview).
Different employees can now add their timesheets on the same project or task at different rates.
A project can now be forecasted by day, week or month.
Employees can now choose a unit of time to encode their timesheets: e.g., hours or days.
When the ordered quantity of a sales order line is updated, the planned hours of the corresponding task are updated accordingly.
A pivot view to compare timesheets and forecasts has been added.
Project templates for auto-created projects have been added.
Subtasks can be out of a project to be used. See at a glance for the allocated hours and the hours spent both on the parent task and its children.
Initial steps for onboarding have been improved for easier user adoption.
Get expenses and vendor bills related to your project on your project overview. You can also view how much was re-invoiced to the customer.
A new "Attach Document" button allows you to select a picture or file to attach to the expense.
To avoid payment delays for employees, accountants now have a direct link to the expense reports to approve, located in the vendor bills card in the accounting dashboard
Easily fill out an expense form in Odoo with direct access to the expenses document.
Since helpdesk teams may have different working schedules, SLAs are now defined at the team level.
An attachment field has been added by default on the ticket submission form. The attachments are logged in the chatter of the ticket for easier access.
Use the new studio tool to create new PDF reports and customize existing ones.
You can now edit an app's logo right from the studio interface.
Fields already in a view can now be dragged and dropped.
Activate and edit a pipeline status bar from the form view.
You can now create monetary fields.
Values of new selection fields can be edited and sorted.
The size of an image can now be modified.
Confirmed online transactions create a payment for easy reconciliation. They also show up as notifications in the document’s chatter for easier follow-up.
Setup your accounting in 4 steps and get your invoicing policy ready to use.
An automatically generated communication field, based on invoice number, has been added to the payment request for wire payments.
Your customers can now scan a QR code with their banking app to pay. The QR code is on PDF invoices and shows up in the payment screen of quotations and invoices.
Credit Notes in Dashboard
Clicking on “View Invoices” from the sales dashboard now gives access to the customer credit notes too.
OCR & FacturX (IaP)
Use invoice data recognition from a PDF or picture to fill in vendor bill fields.
Automatically synchronize your currency exchange rates regularly with new provider XE.COM
Vendor Bills Autocompletion
Use autocomplete from previous entries or from a purchase order.
Stripe is now a payment acquirer that can be used to pay on eCommerce, subscriptions or classic sales.
Setup your accounting in 4 steps and get an accounting environment ready to run your company.
Payments & Bank Movements
Payment is only validated in Odoo once you have proof of payment; it stays as a draft before that. You can also now set up a direct debit on batch payments.
Various Improvements in Usability
New dashboards, graphs, style reports, and visual improvements, have been added.
Ability to create rules based on contact, description, amount, etc. have been added. Rules can be processed automatically, manually, or proposed to users for validation.
Accounting payments (bank statements) and acquirer payments (credit card) have been merged for easy reconciliation.
The creation of negative or 0 currency rates is now prevented.
Tax report audit
Click on tax report lines to audit them.
Terms of payment
More flexibility and precision in payment terms setup have been added. E.g., invoice due in 15 days, the 7th of the month.
Automatically reverse an entry at a specific date.
Filters and "group by" have been added to financial reports to allow comparisons.
Improvement on analytic accounting hierarchy on analytic accounts, analytic distribution allowed thanks to the use of analytic tags, new analytic accounting report, etc.
Support for custom fiscal year in has been added.
Choose between an analytic or general account budget or both.
Switch to new PLAID API with new supported online institutions. Clearer research on bank institutions added.
Set value manually for "Client Nihil" when exporting a Belgian tax report in XML. Intrastat module and reports improvements.
You can now export your accounting data in the DATEV-Format. Layout adapted for localization. Export XML to import on ELSTER.
Mod 347 report, mod 349 report, BOE exportation for all supported mod reports.
Improvement in tax reports. A distinction is now possible between services and products.
Improvement of check templates.
New ABA files for Australian bank payments.
Exchange rates can be automatically updated from the Bank of Canada.
Compliance with the tax reform of 2018. ISR reference added on the bank accounts.
Chart of accounts and taxes have been updated for the Chinese localization.
The accounting localization (CoA, taxes, ...) for Hong Kong is now available.
The accounting localization for Singapore has been completed. GST Returns and IRAS Audit File have been added.
Electronic invoice through the XML file.
The assigned salesperson will now be alerted when something needs to be done on the subscription.
Force the invoicing mode, manually, with a token, after a payment.
Attach an email template to a stage to get customers' feedback about services.
Get KPIs about the performance of subscriptions.
Get global KPIs through the subscription overview, including views like graph and new cohort view.
Added the view switcher to improve user experience on mobile applications.
The search tool on mobile devices has been improved and a "Group By" option was added.
Better display of stat buttons on mobile devices.
Get access to the camera more easily. It allows creating expenses even more quickly.
Edit and create code through Odoo.sh interface
SSH Access (coming soon)
Zugriff auf Ihre Odoo.SH-Datenbanken von jedem SSH-Client aus.
ETA: Q4 2018
Number of desired employees
You can select the number of workers you want to use.
Edit code and push it to Github through the Odoo.SH terminal.
See the uptime stats of the various servers of SH.
Prevent users from deleting base data like UoM categories or activity types. Prevent users from breaking email templates. Super Admin created to prevent users from breaking admin access rights.
Action manager refactored. Removed View Manager which is now included in action manager.
Optimized the notification process and follower computation.
Remove Action on Fetchmail
Incoming email servers are no longer linked to a unique model. With aliases and automatic thread creation, emails can create records in various models.
Survey doesn't depend on website anymore. Purchases don't depend on stock. UoM has been extracted from products.
Yml tests have been removed and replaced by Python test.
The UI has been migrated from bootstrap 3.3.7 to bootstrap 4
Translations loaded 10x faster and module installation time reduced 15% by avoiding view validation.
Warning messages when updating a mulit-language record have been simplified/reduced. "ZeroClipboard" js lib has been replaced with "Clipboard" js lib.
Migrate less to SCSS.