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2645297 - How To Edit G/L Account Description


How do you edit the existing description in a G/L account XYZ (XYZ- represents G/L account).


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  1. Go to the Business Configuration workcenter.
  2. Navigate Overview View.
  3. Under the Show filter select the activity Charts of Accounts, Financial Reporting Structures, Account Determination.
  4. Click the button Change Immediately after which a new window will open up.
  5. Select the link Edit chart of accounts.
  6. Highlight the Chart of Accounts XXX(XXX- represents chart of accounts) and the select the G/L account XYZ(XYZ- represents G/L account)
  7. Enter to desired details in the description field and click Save.
  8. This change will be reflected in the General Ledger account view under the General ledger workcenter and the updated description will appear in all the Financial reports for this G/L account.


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