Dimension defaulting in accounting distributions, Part 5 – Defaulting for related documents

Until now we looked at defaulting within the context of a single document – a purchase order. Documents can be created based on other documents. For example a purchase order can be created based on a purchase requisition or a product receipt based on a purchase order. In these scenarios dimension values from the predecessor…

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Dimension defaulting in accounting distributions, Part 4 – Fixed dimensions and handling of empty dimension values

Handling of blank values for dimension attributes The user can edit dimension values on distributions and default dimensions on documents. Dimension values can also be deleted. During creation of distribution lines the defaulting logic cannot distinguish if a dimension value is not provided by setup or has been deleted by the user. Therefore the defaulting…

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Dimension defaulting in accounting distributions, Part 3 – Splitting and defaulting using Financial dimension default templates and Main account allocation rules

Accounting distributions for a document amount can be split in most cases. Splitting can be done manually within the accounting distributions form. The system also splits accounting distributions when the user applies a Financial dimension default template or based on defined Main account allocation rules. Splitting manually or by applying a Financial dimension default template…

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Dimension defaulting in accounting distributions, Part 2 – Basic defaulting sequence and priorities

Image 001 – Accounting distributions In general, dimension values for a given accounting distribution are populated from higher levels in the tree. Since different accounting distributions may require different dimension attributes based on the main account’s account structure and advanced rules, the system may have to traversethe defaulting order to ensure that all dimension values…

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Dimension defaulting in accounting distributions, Part 1 – Introduction

This upcoming series of blog posts describes how defaulting of dimension values for accounting distributions works. Accounting distributions are available in documents which use the source document framework, such as the purchase order or free text invoice. We will cover: Blog 1 – Introduction Blog 2 – Basic defaulting sequence and priorities Blog 3 -…

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Clear the dimension set balance ledger dimension cache

The dimension set balance (DSB) rebuild and update will generate the ledger dimensions specific to the dimension set from the ledger dimensions in the GL. The dimension set ledger dimensions that are generated are cached to increase the performance of the DSB rebuild and update. The most common use of the DSB is in the trial…