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2564004 - G/L Account is Not Available in Drop-Down List in Payment Allocation


You want to perform an allocation to a G/L Account in a Payment Allocation but the respective G/L Account is not available in the drop-down list.


This happens in Silverlight and HTML 5.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to the Payment Management work centre.
  2. Go to the Payment Allocation sub view.
  3. Search for Payment Allocation XYZ in status In Preparation. (XYZ represents the Payment Allocation ID)
  4. Open the Payment Allocation YXZ and click Edit.
  5. Navigate to the Allocation to G/L Account tab.
  6. You want to select G/L Account XXX but you cannot find it in the drop-down list. (XXX represents the G/L Account number)


You use the wrong G/L Account Posting Block for this G/L Account.


  1. Go to the Business Configuration work centre.
  2. Go to the Overview sub view.
  3. Search for the Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination activity.
  4. Select Edit Charts of Accounts.
  5. Select the respective Chart of Accounts and search for G/L Account XXX.
  6. The G/L Account Posting Block is maintained as 1-Only postings with subledger account assignment allowed.
  7. This means that this type is only allowed for Journal Entry Vouchers
  8. Change the G/L Account Posting Block to 0-All postings allowed

See Also

Help Centre:

Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination - Configuration Guide;

Define a Chart of Accounts with G/L Accounts - select hyperlink Display and Edit Chart of Accounts

see Creating New G/L Accounts section - Posting Block


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