EGL9.2: Error Msg When Creating Elimination Set - Account XXXXX does not allow Book Code to be overridden. Please pick a different account. (5050,29)

(Doc ID 2120174.1)

Last updated on SEPTEMBER 27, 2017

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise FIN General Ledger - Version 9.1 and later
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

On : 9.1 version, Consolidation and Equitization

When setting up Elimination Sets and using an account which has disabled Allow Book Code Override, the user is receiving the error message below and cannot save the Elimination Set.


ERROR
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Account XXXXX does not allow Book Code to be overridden. Please pick a different account. (5050,29)
The 'Allow Book Code Override' flag for this account is set to 'No' and the transactions created using this account will be invalid if multiple Book Code values are involved. To correct, please either turn on the 'Allow Book Code Override' flag for this account, or use another account. You will not be able to see the 'Allow Book Code Override' flag on the Account page if Book Code feature is deactivated at the product installation level. Contact your administrator if Book Code is deactivated and you see this message.


STEPS
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The issue can be reproduced at will with the following steps:
1. Disable Book Code on Installation Options - Overall
2. Create an account that has unchecked the option "Allow Book Code Override"
3. Create an elimination set that uses this account on Out of balance Debit

Cause

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