OGL EPB: Signage Problem on Variances Calculation - Cannot Update Better / Worse Indicator (Doc ID 368485.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 03, 2008

Applies to:

Oracle Enterprise Performance Foundation - Version: 11.5.10
This problem can occur on any platform.
Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting - Version: 11.5.10
OGL EPB Direct Integration
FEM

Symptoms

You cannot change the value of the Account / Line Item dimension attribute "Better / Worse Indicator (BETTER_FLAG)" for members that have been transferred from Oracle General Ledger (OGL). None of the attribute values are updatable for the OGL dimension members.

Navigation to attribute values:

You cannot change the attribute values.

The "Better / Worse Indicator" needs to be changed to resolve a signage issue in a controlled calculation -- Variance in EPB, Current period vs Prior Period -- in Oracle Enterprise Planning and Budgeting (EPB).

The System Profile Option "FEM: Signage Methodology" is set to "Absolute Value".

Cause

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