The field 'Alternative G/L Account' is not being filled in apps such as 'Trial Balance' (app ID: F0996A) or 'Manage Journal Entries' (app ID: F0717) or 'Display Line Items in General Ledger' (app ID: F2217), despite defining 'Alternative G/L Account' in 'Manage G/L Account Master data'.
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Reproducing the Issue
- Open app 'Trial Balance'
- Fill required fields
- Drag and drop 'Alternative G/L Account' into the 'Dimensions'
- Go to an account with a defined 'Alternative G/L Account' and see '# (not assigned)' for same, as shown below.
Note: 'Trial Balance' is taken as an example, but the same logic applies to other FI apps.
The 'Alternative G/L Account' field is only filled for certain FI apps when a local chart of accounts is assigned to the relevant company code.
System behaves as designed
ACDOCA, BSEG, 'Alternative G/L Account', LOKKT, ALTKT, 'Trial Balance', Reporting, Report, Reports, Empty, 'Not filled' , KBA , FI-FIO-GL-IS , Reporting Apps , Problem