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WS: 83: FAQ: FASTR (Doc ID 627056.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 15, 2022

Applies to:

JD Edwards World FASTR - Version A7.3 cume 4 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.


This document describes frequently asked questions regarding creating, managing, processing, and printing FASTR reports.

Questions and Answers

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Questions and Answers
 FASTR Versions/Form ID
 Question 1: How do you create a new FASTR Form ID?
 Question 2: How do you copy FASTR versions to a different form ID or different environment?
 Question 3: How do you remove security from a FASTR report version?
 Question 4: How do you delete an empty FASTR form ID?
 Question 5: What is the best way to restore deleted FASTR versions?
 Question 6: Is there a report you can use to list the Dream Writer/World Writer/FASTR/STAR versions for a particular user?
 Print FASTR Reports
 Question 1: How do you suppress a page break on a FASTR report?
 Question 2: How do you print the FASTR report specifications?
 Question 3: How do you print FASTR on Legal paper?
 Question 4: Can FASTR versions be set up to be recursive like DREAM Writer versions?
 Report Content
 Question 1: How do you produce one report that is consolidated across companies?
 Question 2: How do you set up FASTR to print the account description on the report?
 Question 3: How do you get FASTR to print the correct category code descriptions defined on the business unit?
 Question 4: Can you print the Account Number value along with the description?
 Question 5: Is it possible to change the location of the sequence headings on a printed FASTR report?
 Question 6: Can you use the Alternate Object (OBJA) and Alternate Subsidiary (SUBA) fields in a FASTR report?
 Question 7: When trying to exclude zero amounts, what is the difference between the Override Default Information fields Print Row When Zero (PRTZ) and Include Zero Records (INCZ)?
 Question 8: Where does the first line in the report title come from?
 Question 9: Why does a report using business unit category code as a general specification and sequence not display the business unit under the correct category code?
 Question 10: How do you produce an annual report to show the beginning balance and period balances for a single company?
 Setup and Process
 Question 1: Why are some fields excluded from the General Specifications?
 Question 2: How do you use*WILDCARD values with FASTR?
 Question 3: What is the maximum number of decimal places FASTR can use for calculations?
 Question 4: How do you enter additional data selections if all of the available fields are full?
 Question 5: Why is the Column Report Illustrator screen showing the wrong current period than the companies defined in the General Specifications?
 Question 6:  What is the maximum character width allowed on the report?
 Question 7: Can FASTR reporting be used to create vouchers?
 Question  8: Can you set up a weekly P&L statement FASTR (P83410) in JDE?
 Processing Time
 Question 1: What can you do to improve FASTR processing time?
 Question 2: Can I use the *Optimize feature with FASTR to decrease processing time?
 Advanced and Technical
 Question 1: Can you change the number of days that the system will save a FASTR workfile?
 Question 2: Can you set up a menu option to access Balance Auditor information?
 Question 3: How do you purge members in the F83WORK file?
 Question 4: Does user exclusive security for FASTR allow for a group of users?
 Question 5: What file holds the processing option data for FASTR?
 Question 6: Page up from initial V83300 screen gives CEE9901 Error:  “Application error. RNX1251 unmonitored by P83300 at statement 0000002179, instruction X'0000'.”  Started occurring after installation of new machine.
 Question 7: I’m unable to run my FASTR report. I’m getting an error: The Processing Option "Current Fiscal Reporting Date" points to a bad fiscal year. I checked my date pattern assigned to the Company I’m selecting on and I have a present and future year set-up. How do I resolve this issue?

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