Exchanging Data Electronically

You can use the Data Exchange Framework to manage the exchange of business documents, bank files, currency exchange rates, and any other data files with your business partners.

In the standard version of Business Central, the Data Exchange Framework is used in processes such as exchanging electronic documents, importing and exporting bank files, and updating exchange rates for currencies. For more information, see About the Data Exchange Framework.

As an administrator or Microsoft partner, you can use the framework in new integration features by specifying the data to exchange, and how to exchange it. For more information, see Set Up Data Exchange Definitions.

The following table describes a sequence of tasks, with links to the topics that describe them.

To See
Learn how the Data Exchange Framework works. About the Data Exchange Framework
Prepare to exchange data in a file by reusing the file’s XML schema. Set up data exchange definitions. Set up master data for electronic document sending. Set up various bank import/export fields. Setting Up Data Exchange
Based on data exchange definitions, send PEPPOL invoices, receive PEPPOL invoices, import bank statements, and export bank payment files. Exchanging Data

See Also

About the Data Exchange Framework
Use XML Schemas to Prepare Data Exchange Definitions
Setting Up Data Exchange
Exchanging Data
Incoming Documents
General Business Functionality

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