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3228047 - How to Split Open Posting Periods Within the Same Account Type


You need to open or close a posting period for a certain account category (e.g. A) without opening or closing the posting period for an account(s) within that category (e.g. 10010000).


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How to


To split an account category, please take the following steps:

  1. Open the 'Manage Posting Period Variants' app (ID F2581)
  2. Search for the posting period variant and select the account category
  3. Choose 'Split' and specify the lower and upper account ranges (it's possible to have more than 1 split within an account category)
  4. Open the 'Manage Posting Periods' app (ID F2293) and search for the posting period variant
  5. See the specified account category is now split, enabling different posting periods within the same category


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