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An Excess Backslash in Account Description Field (Doc ID 1928857.1)

Last updated on APRIL 27, 2023

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version 12.1.3 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.
Reviewed as on 20-Oct-14


The segment separator for Accounting Flexfield is Period(.).

Create two key values:

Value Description
0001 Cash.Bank
0002 Cash\Bank

When create a new journal using these two values, why there is an excess backslash(\) in the account description?

Navigation: General Ledger > Journals > Enter

Account Acct Desc
01.000.0001.0000.000 Test.Test.Cash\.Bank.Test.Test
01.000.0002.0000.000 Test.Test.Cash\\Bank.Test.Test



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