Dimensions are used to group posted entries for reporting purposes. Dimensions can be used throughout Business Central on entries in journals, documents, and budgets. Additionally, dimensions offer more extensive analysis and reporting functionalities. Dimensions are an integral aspect of Business Central and are used throughout the application.

The ability to set up dimensions and dimension values helps companies customize their reporting needs to their business. By using dimension defaults, combinations, and priorities, companies can control how dimension entries are posted. Setting up and using dimensions correctly the first time assists in achieving better financial analysis results later.