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Use this window to define account segments.

The window appears only if the Use Segmentation Accounts option is selected in   Administration   System Initialization   Company Details   Basic Initialization   tab.

To access this window, choose   Administration   Setup   Financials   Account Segmentation  .

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Altering account codes results in the automatic update of all existing G/L accounts according to the new segment data. These alterations are irreversible.

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Account Segmentation - Setup

Specify an alphanumeric name of up to 100 characters for the segment.

SAP Business One provides you with four predefined segments. If required, rename these segments or define additional ones.


Specify the segment size in characters. Maximal size – 20 characters. You can change the predefined size of the predefined segments.


Select either alphanumeric or numeric.