Release Notes for Zuora Release 234, November 2018
Welcome to the release notes for Zuora Release 234 (R234), November 2018. This release includes new Zuora features, enhancements, resolved issues, and improvements to the Knowledge Center.
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- Order Numbers Can Be Reused
- Nested Table Support for Credit and Debit Memo Items
- First Data Account Updater Now Available
See API Changelog for a summary of REST API updates and documentation updates in the API Reference.
Orders and Subscriptions
If you are an existing Zuora Subscribe and Amend customer, we recommend you enable Orders Harmonization to access the Orders feature. With Orders, you can access both existing functions for subscription and billing management and the new features on Zuora Billing.
Order Numbers Can Be Reused
When creating orders, you can now reuse order numbers of orders that have been deleted.
Resolved: Removing Create Subscription Button on Product Catalog Page
Previously, the create subscription button was erroneously available on the Product Catalog page when the Orders feature was enabled. This issue has now been fixed. The create subscription button has been removed from the Product Catalog page in the Orders UI.
Nested Table Support for Credit and Debit Memo Items
This feature is available only if you have the Invoice Settlement feature enabled. The Invoice Settlement feature is in Limited Availability. If you wish to have access to the feature, submit a request at Zuora Global Support.
In credit and debit memo templates, you can now define nested tables for credit memo items and debit memo items.
The supported nested tables for credit and debit memo items are similar to those for invoices.
See Grouping and Subtotal Functions in Nested Tables for more information.
Custom Field Support for Grouping Invoice Items and Memo Items in Nested Tables
When defining nested tables in invoice templates or memo templates, you can now group or subtotal invoice items, credit memo items, and debit memo items by custom fields from the associated product rate plan charges or rate plan charges.
You can use this feature for credit memo items and debit memo items only if you have the Invoice Settlement feature enabled.
See the following articles for more information about the custom fields:
First Data Account Updater Now Available
This feature is in Limited Availability. If you want to have access to the feature, submit a request at Zuora Global Support.
The First Data Account Updater feature is now available in Zuora. This feature enables merchants to automatically incorporate changes made to a customer's Visa or MasterCard data into Zuora. The First Data Account Updater enables you to:
- Set up tenant updaters
- Submit scheduled batch
- Submit retry batch
- Retrieve retry files
See Configure First Data Account Updater for more information.
See Zuora Connect Release Notes for detailed information about Connect new features, enhancements, and documentation updates.
Zuora CPQ Release
The following articles describe the latest features of Zuora CPQ:
The following articles describe the latest features of Zuora Reporting and the Zuora Insights add-on:
Dashboard Supports New Layout Controls
If your organization uses the Zuora Dashboard feature, users with the Manage Dashboard permission can now:
- Rearrange and resize cards on the dashboard.
- Change card display options, including the ability to switch between headline numbers and charts.
See Configuring Cards on the Dashboard for more information.
Current WSDL version: 91
See Zuora WSDL for information on how to check your version and download the latest version.
SOAP API Change History
See Zuora SOAP API Version History for a summary of updates made to the SOAP API in recent Zuora releases.
We have updated the following Knowledge Center articles based on your feedback:
- Credit and Debit Memos: Clarified that you can specify how credit memos are automatically applied during payment runs.