This is the documentation for older versions of Odoo (formerly OpenERP).

See the new Odoo user documentation.

See the new Odoo technical documentation.

What's New in OpenERP

  • OpenERP has been structured as Business Applications and its menu has been changed to match this,

  • Major improvements in usability, especially in the Web version,

  • Simplified versus Extended view,

  • When you search for a record, e.g. a customer / supplier, the web version will propose to create the new partner when no existing partner is found,

  • When you click a Business Application in the Web version, the related kanban view will be opened,

  • To display the process view, click the Question Mark next to the title in the web version,

  • Views appear now like real documents and Sleeker Kanban views, tailor made, Animations also guide you to the next step, Search more easily with many advanced options, The new menu structure: rapidly getting to the point,

  • "Need Action" indicators highlight what actions the user needs to undertake, Centralized configuration for all your modules, No more confusion between “Stage” and “State”, User interface content now reflects users’ access rights, Smarter system feedback,

  • New and Improved Apps > Social Network : The conversation feature, Groups and mailing lists, Your inbox is a stream, Your inbox is a stream so enabling you to take actions, Conversations around business documents, Users can follow what is of interest to them.

  • Getting to grips with POS: out of the box and more robust,

  • Your personal productivity tools: notes, tasks and collaborative pads,

  • New Applications are Events Organization, Contract Management, Project Management, Fleet Management ,

  • Better Contacts Management, Better internationalization, Manage company meals,

  • New and Improved Features : Categorize using tags, Lowering the barrier to import data, Sign in with Google and Facebook, Use keyboard shortcuts to navigate, Data visualization revisited: our new graph views, Google Docs integration: using spreadsheets and text files, Automated Translations: Gengo integration, Data exchange enhancements: Portal and EDI, Better module descriptions, Email aliases, Process automation through easy configuration of products, Better demo data,

  • Improved Business Flows : Sale order enhancements, Purchase order improvements, Delivery enhancements, Reception improvements, Invoicing enhancements, Payments, Reconciliation,

  • Your OpenERP transformed into an Apps Suite : Splitting Sales & stock management, Splitting Calendar and CRM, Splitting Project and Accounting, Splitting Expenses and Invoicing, Splitting Reception and delivery, Splitting Address Book and Sales/CRM, Splitting Timesheets and Attendances, Moving Global Attachments to the Document Management App

  • The Enhanced OpenERP Services : Install any module in one click, Maintenance, Updates, Migration,

  • Dynamic Filters which allow you to easily create and save your own filters, with Group by options, Extended filters, and much more,