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WS: 09: Frequently Asked Questions About Journal Entry Program (P09101) (Doc ID 1166386.1)

Last updated on JANUARY 03, 2023

Applies to:

JD Edwards World General Ledger - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
JD Edwards World Accounts Receivable - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
JD Edwards World Accounts Payable - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document provides questions and answers related to the Journal Entry program (P09101).

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 General Questions
 Question 1: Can you specify a default document type to use when entering journal entries using P09101?
 Question 2: Can you specify a default ledger type to use when entering journal entries using P09101?
 Question 3: How does the Journal Entry program determine which company to assign as the Document Company when a journal entry has account numbers associated with multiple companies?
 Question 4: Can you add journal entry lines to a posted journal entry? 
 Question 5: Is there a way to insert a line between existing Journal Entry line numbers? The Line Number field is not enabled in P09101.
 Question 6: Can you prevent users from entering transactions with G/L dates in future periods?
 Question 7: Can you prevent posting to future periods for a company that is no longer used?
 Question 8: Can you enter journal entries to a prior fiscal year?
 Question 9: Can you void a journal entry that has more than ten thousand detail lines?
 Question 10: Is there a way to force users to enter a decimal point when entering amounts?
 Question 11: Can you use P09101 to create recurring journal entries?
 Question 12: How can you enter beginning account balances?
 Question 13: How can you set the system to display a specific default format on Journal Entry (P09101) when you choose Option 1 (Document Review) on General Ledger Batch Review (P09202) to display your transactions?
 Question 14: How can you create a manual journal entry to intercompany accounts and post them without making additional intercompany entries?
 Question 15: Is there a subfile limit for the number of journal entry detail lines you can enter for a single document? 
 Question 16: Can you exit the Journal Entry screen when there is a remaining balance?
 Question 17: Can you prevent the use of the ## or && document types, so that journal entries can not be entered for the prior year?
 Question 18: Can you copy the text from the Explanation 2 field (EXR) to subsequent journal entry lines?
 Question 19: How does the system assign the Service/Tax Date to journal entries?
 Question 20: How can you change or delete a journal entry that was entered with the wrong GL date?
 Question 21: How is the Explanation Remark (EXR) field populated in a journal entry?
 Question 22: Is it possible to prevent a posted journal entry from being changed?
 Question 23: Is it possible to control the use of hard-coded document types in journal entries?
 Question 24: Is it possible to enter and post a journal entry using future G/L dates?
 Question 25: Is it possible to have a unique EXA description for each line in a single transaction?
 Question 26: Is there a way to limit the amount entered in a journal entry?
 Question 27: Is there a way prevent AE journal entries from being entered manually via P09101?
 Question 28: Why the inter-active import  JE stopped after printing message " Group of records imported  (JDE0517) " ?
 Question 29: Is it possible to enter/post a one-sided journal entry?
 Question 30: Is it possible to display debit, credit, and G/L date on P09101?
 Question 31: Is there a way to see the Account Number description in a journal entry?
 Voiding Journal Entries
 Question 1: How do you void a journal entry?
 Question 2:  How do you void a journal entry batch?
 Reversing Journal Entries
 Question 1: How do you create a reversing journal entry?
 Question 2: Can you revise an unposted journal entry to make it a reversing entry?
 Question 3: How can you determine if a reversing journal entry is voided using P09101?
 Question 4: Can you create reversing journal entries in the same fiscal period as the original journal entry, for example, on the last day of the period?
 Question 5: Is it possible to create a reversing journal entry when the accounts are in two different companies that have different fiscal date patterns?
 Question 6:  Forgot to put R in the reverse/void field. How can you reverse a lengthy journal entry in the next period that is already posted?
 Question 7: Can you remove unposted reversing line items from a posted journal entry batch?
 Multicurrency Journal Entries
 Question 1: On Journal Entry (P09101), can you add a CA ledger entry without affecting the AA ledger?
 Question 2: Why does a posted domestic A/P voucher include CA ledger journal entries?
 Question 3: Trying to change an unposted journal entry and receiving error 1456: Not in Original Mode of Entry?
 Question 4: Trying to change a posted journal entry and receiving error 3043: Must Change in Original Mode of Entry?
 Model Journal Entries
 Question 1: How do you change the percentage in the amount fields on a model % journal entry?
 Question 2: Is there a way to display Model Journal Entries in Document number order?
 Question 3: How can Model Journal Entries be identified in the F0911 file?

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