My Oracle Support Banner

General Ledger FAQ for Balances Translation (Doc ID 1499690.1)

Last updated on AUGUST 11, 2021

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Executable:GLTTRN - Translation
Executable:GLTATR - Average Balances Translation
Executable:GLTTRC - Change Translation Rates


This FAQ document is aimed at providing troubleshooting guidelines for Balances Translation related functionality.
This is a consolidation of various issues faced in this area, and thus provides the tips to resolve them.

When investigating problems in these areas the solution is often in the relevant Technical Briefs which also provide a useful insight into the Topic.


Questions and Answers

To view full details, sign in with your My Oracle Support account.

Don't have a My Oracle Support account? Click to get started!

In this Document
Questions and Answers
 1. How to define Period Rates in R12 to use in Translation?
 2. What is and How to verify the Cumulative Translation Adjustment (CTA) Account?
 3. Why the large Rate Adjustment amount in the first period ever translated when using Historical Amounts?
 4. How is translated a manually entered beginning balance to Retained Earnings?
 5. Does the Translation of Owner's Equity Accounts comply with FASB 52?
 6. How do I change Translation Historical to Period Rates?
 7. If I change a period or historical rate for a prior period, do I have to go back and re-run translation for the prior period?
 8. Are new Operating Units translated by using the 'All' functionality?
 9. Can I upload period rates automatically?
 10. Can I delete a period end rate?
 11. What is the Rate Adjustment Column in the Translation Trial Balance?
 12. How can I update the Cumulative Translation Adjustment (CTA) account in Accounting Setup Manager (R12)?
Still Have Questions?

My Oracle Support provides customers with access to over a million knowledge articles and a vibrant support community of peers and Oracle experts.