R12: Entering Journals or Subledger Transactions Throws: FRM-40209: Field must be of form FM9G999G999G999G999G999G999G999G999 (Doc ID 2208566.1)

Last updated on DECEMBER 15, 2016

Applies to:

Oracle General Ledger - Version 12.0.0 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Completed General Ledger Setup  and a specific currency code was assigned. When entering any transaction with fractions (such as 100.5), errors are thrown, such as:

 

ERROR:

GL Journal Entry form:
Field must be form FM9G999G999G999G999G999G999G999G999

Invoice Workbench:
APP-FND-01343: This currency does not use decimal.
Please enter a whole number

Changes

 Precision of the currency was set to 0.

Cause

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