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EGL9.2: Spreadsheet Journal Import JRNL1 / JRNL1_WS Getting Error "A Name Was Started With An Invalid Character" (Doc ID 2871111.1)

Last updated on MAY 19, 2022

Applies to:

PeopleSoft Enterprise FIN General Ledger - Version 9.2 to 9.2 [Release 9]
Information in this document applies to any platform.

Symptoms

Using "Import Now" with Spreadsheet Journal Import - template JRNL1 from 9.2 Image 13 - suddenly began getting error "A name was started with an invalid character."

When we tried importing the journal "one" line at a time it works for the lines individually, but we do not want to import 500+ separate journals in one day.

Error:
"A name was started with an invalid character."

Steps:
1. User receives journal lines from another system in an excel spreadsheet.
2. User then opens a previous JRNL1 template and copies in the above journal lines plus minor updates to the journal date, journal id, etc.
3. User then runs Import Now and gets reported error

Changes

 

Cause

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