SAP Knowledge Base Article - Public

3154444 - G/L account Short Text description is displayed in English despite what the logon language is

Symptom

The G/L account Short Text description is displayed in English when the logon language is other language, for example DE, JA and so on.

Environment

SAP S/4HANA Cloud.

Reproducing the Issue

  1. Open app Manage G/L Account Master Data
  2. Choose one account and go into detailed page
  3. Check the short text and long text description
  4. Change logon language to another one and check again the text description

Cause

The description in maintenance language is set as EN, which depends on Chart of Account.

Resolution

In this case it is English, which means the description in the Maintenance of the GL Account displayed with the Maintenance Language and not in Logon Language.

Keywords

Manage G/L Account Master Data, short text, long text, description, language, logon language, maintenance language. , KBA , FI-FIO-GL-MD , Master Data Apps , Problem

Product

SAP S/4HANA Cloud all versions