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WS: 09: FAQ: Account Master (F0901). Chart of Accounts (F0909), and Business Unit Master (F0006) (Doc ID 972513.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 06, 2020

Applies to:

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


This document provides questions and answers related to the Account Master (F0901) and the Chart of Accounts (F0909) files and the programs that update them.

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Questions and Answers
 Question 1: How do you update the value of the Model/Consolidated Account field (FMOD) on Account Master records (F0901)?
 Question 2: Is there a way to add an account to multiple business units simultaneously?
 Question 3: Can you print the chart of accounts for a specific business unit?
 Question 4: How do you update the Online Chart of Accounts file (F0909) to show any account changes?
 Question 5: How can you display all of the account category codes, instead of only the ten that appear on Accounts by Object (P0901A)?
 Question 6: Can you assign the same business unit to multiple companies?
 Question 7: Is it possible to run out of Account IDs?  Does the Next Numbering program start over and assign duplicate numbers?
 Question 8: What is the difference between Posting Edit Code values N and I?
 Question 9: What determines the language displayed when inquiring on the chart of accounts from revise single account (P09011)?
 Question 10: Is there a JDE report or inquiry to identify inactive business unit and account combinations over a set period of time? (for example, no GL activity in 2011 or 2012)
 Question 11: How can you globally change the account description and other information on accounts?
 Question 12: How are the Alternate Object and Alternate Subsidiary fields in the Account Master file (F0901) used?
 Question 13:  Is it okay to begin object account numbers with Alpha characters?
 Question 14:  Is there a JDE audit report that lists changes that have been made to the GL account master file – F0901.  This would include changes to the fields of an existing account, account additions, and account deletions?
 Question 15:  If you use P09804 Copy Accts to Business Units to copy accounts from one business unit to another, will it create duplicate accounts?
 Question 16:  How can you copy an existing account in order to create a new subsidiary?
 Question 17:  How does the object account and subsidiary range work in Copy Accounts to Business Unit (P09804)?
 Question 18:  Is there a way to print a single instance of all the object.subsidiary combinations in the F0901 Chart of Accounts?
 Question 19:  How do you change the account description on a specific account?
 Question 20:  What is the purpose and impact of each of the allowed values on the Fixed Asset Posting Edit Code setting (FPEC) on the Revise Single Account program (P09011)?
 Question 21:  In releases A9.1 and below, is there a way to upload multiple new object.subsidiaries into a business unit?
 Question 22:  How do you change the description on a specific business unit?
 Question 23:  Is there a posting edit code  (PEC) that can be used to prevent further postings to the account but still allow existing transactions on the account to show on reports and inquiries? 
 Question 24: If you edit the Posting Edit Code on a Master Business Units to N for Non-Posting, will this create a problem when copying accounts from one of the Master Business Units to a newly created Business Unit?
 Question 25: Is there any table or field  where you can see the original date object account was created?
 Question 26: Can you add a new post edit code to UDC H00/PE? Need for new PEC to work just like an 'N' or 'I'
 Question 27:  Is there a way to create a zero balance F0902 Balance record for a newly created account?

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