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3196690 - CFONB bank file error: No balance item exists; file has not been imported


When importing CFONB bank statement file in "Manage incoming payment files" app, error "No balance item exists; file has not been imported" appears.



Reproducing the Issue

  1. Go to "Manage incoming payment files" app.
  2. Upload a CFONB bank statement file.


Bank delivered statement files without end of line indicators; hence system can only recognize the first record (Opening balance). The program is unable to interpret the rest of the information. Every record must be stored in a separate line in the files to be imported.


There are three possible solutions,

  1. Check with bank to provide the bank statement file with CR/LF. --> Best solution (OR)
  2. Manually edit the file with notepad by pressing enter. (OR)
  3. Create a pre-processing program using your third-party service providers to get the file adapted.

See Also

Definition of CR/LF:

CR = Carriage Return - moves the cursor to the beginning of the line without advancing to the next line.
LF = Line Feed - moves the cursor down to the next line without returning to the beginning of the line.


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