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Quick Tip - Business Central  Copying Setup

Today’s quick tip can be applied in numerous spots in Business Central. But the examples provided will be geared towards user security and the ability to copy the setup from pages in Business Central, specifically User Groups and Permission Sets. So if you have a User Group or Permission Set in Business Central and wanted to mirror the users in the group or the access in the permission set you can copy from the original User Group or Permission Set.

This gives you a good base on where to start off on for your new User Group or Permission Set. To copy User Groups navigate to the User Group list page and choose the User Group you would like to copy and then choose the action Copy User Group:

To copy a Permission Set navigate to the Permission Set list page and choose the Permission Set you would like to copy then choose the Copy Permission Set action:

Copying setup helps in that it saves you time as you wouldn’t have to start from scratch when creating a new User Group or Permission Set. It also cuts down on errors as it starts you with a good base of information that you can build off of.

Thanks for reading and keep an eye out for other areas in Business Central where a copy function might be available to help you with setup. If you have any question about this quick tip email our GP support team or give us a call at 204-982-9890.

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