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R12: Define Elimination Set Accounts: You cannot enter an account with a parent value (Doc ID 1081904.1)

Last updated on FEBRUARY 11, 2019

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version 12.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Form:GLXELDEF.FMB - Eliminations

Symptoms

When attempting to define  Elimination Set Accounts the following error occurs; 

This happens when the Source account contains one or more parent values.
The Target account does not contain any parent values.
The flexfield window that pops up contains the values that were entered for the Source account.

After clicking on Save a Flexfield window pops up showing the values for the Source.

ERROR:
      You cannot enter an account with a parent segment value.

Per the General Ledger User Guide, the Source values can be parents. The Target values cannot be parents. These rules are follows:

EXAMPLE: 
     Source:   C71..P19010..000000000.0000.C71 (C71 and P19010 are parent values)
     Target:    TEST........ (TEST is not a parent)

 

Cause

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