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Procedure documentationCreating Journal Entries Manually Locate this document in the navigation structure


Caution Caution

You cannot delete a journal entry after it has been added manually to the database.

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  1. From the SAP Business One Main Menu, choose   Financials   Journal Entry  .

    The Journal Entry window opens in Add mode.

  2. In the header fields, enter the relevant transaction information, such as reference number, dates, and so on.

  3. In the table area, enter accounting information, including amounts and additional details, using a separate row per G/L account or business partner.

  4. After inserting all the rows, ensure that the debit and credit total amounts are balanced, in local currency, foreign currency and system currency.

    Note Note

    To enable creating unbalanced transactions in foreign currency, choose   Form Settings   Document   General  , and select Allow Unbalanced Transaction in FC.

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  5. Choose Add.


The transaction is recorded in the database and affects financial and accounting reports.

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