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Advanced Special Functions: Special General Ledger Account Code Swap

Special General Ledger Account Code Swap

Special General Ledger Account Code Swap

This special function allows you to re-structure your general ledger account code structure. In effect, you can swap any number of account codes for new codes. All references in the data to the old codes will be replaced with the new code.

Warning WARNING: This is a powerful feature that should only be done after the datafile has been backed up.

Warning WARNING: This process DOES NOT change customer ‘Default sales posting accounts’ (CUSDACP) and ‘Default sales posting cost centres’ (CUSDACS) as these fields, though they combine to apply a sales posting account may not apply to the G/L accounts being changed. After the code swap process you should use Masters — Global Changes — Customers to change appropriate codes, if applicable.

Field

Description

Account Swap Grid List

This window can be populated with accounts dragged from the Ledger Accounts ScratchPad.

Code to Change

General Ledger Accounts. Account code (combined account group and cost centre). {GLAFILE.GLACODE char 10}

New Group

New group code: General Ledger Accounts. Account group. {GLAFILE.GLAAC char 6}

New Cost Centre

New group centre: General Ledger Accounts. Cost centre. {GLAFILE.GLACC char 4}

Description

General Ledger Accounts. Description. {GLAFILE.GLADESC char 40}

User Reference

General Ledger Accounts. User reference. {GLAFILE.GLAUSER char 10}

Button

Action

Change Codes

Having prepared a list of codes to change, click to process the change.

Compiled in Program Version 5.10. Help data last modified 4 Jun 2012 04:49:00.00. Class wSpecialAcGlSwap last modified 5 Aug 2015 09:52:04.

Updated on May 27, 2020

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