Customers V3 entity
The Customers V3 entity supports creating and updating customers; and includes all the fields for a typical customer. It also includes about 80 fields that the other customer entities support.
When to use this entity
Use the Customers V3 entity when the scenario includes approximately 80 fields that aren't supported by the Customer definitions and Customer details V2 entities. Do not use the Customers V3 entity in scenarios where high performance is required, including where the volume or frequency is high.
|Data management entity name||Customers V3|
|OData public entity||CustomerV3|
|OData public collection||CustomersV3|
|Related menu items||Accounts receivable / Customers / All customers|
|Related entities||Customer definitions, Customer details V2|
|Performance pattern||Single thread only|
|Application Object Tree (AOT) name||CustCustomerV3Entity|
|CUSTOMERACCOUNT||Specifies the primary key.|
|ADDRESSCITY||Specifies a foreign key to the Cities entity.|
|ADDRESSCOUNTRYREGIONID||Specifies a foreign key to the Country/regions entity. This field is required when the ADDRESSDESCRIPTION is included.|
|ADDRESSCOUNTY||Specifies a foreign key to the Counties entity.|
|ADDRESSSTATE||Specifies a foreign key to the States entity.|
|ADDRESSZIPCODE||Specifies a foreign key to the Postal codes V3 entity.|
|CUSTOMERGROUPID||Specifies a foreign key to the Customer groups entity. This field is required.|
|DEFAULTDIMENSIONDISPLAYVALUE||Updating this field requires configuring the Default dimension format using the Financial dimension configuration for integrating applications menu item**.**|
|INVOICEACCOUNT||Specifies a foreign key that is a self-relation to another customer. The customer referenced by INVOICEACCOUNT has to exist before this field can be updated.|
|NAME||Specifies the customer's name if PARTYTYPE is Organization. It's ignored if PARTYTYPE is Person. This field is required.|
|PARTYTYPE||Specifies the type of the customer. The allowed values are Organization and Person. If this field isn't specified, the default value is Organization.|
|PAYMENTMETHOD||Specifies a foreign key to the Customer payment method entity.|
|PAYMENTTERMS||Specifies a foreign key to the Terms of payment entity.|
|PERSONFIRSTNAMEPERSONMIDDLENAMEPERSONLASTNAME||These fields specify the customer's name if PARTYTYPE is Person. One of these fields is required if PARTYTYPE is Person.|
|SALECURRENCYCODE||Specifies the default currency. Specifies a foreign key to the Currencies entity. This field is required.|
|SALESTAXGROUP||Specifies a foreign key to the Sales tax groups entity.|
Issues and considerations
The Customers V3 entity's ability to support all scenarios related to creating and updating customers reduces its performance.
Example: Customer that is an organization
The following fields are required to create a customer that is an organization.
Example: Customer that is a person
The following fields are required to create a customer that is a person.
Only one of the person name fields is required.