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Dummy Transaction Type

Hi everyone,

While you are creating a model for consolidation a window appears with various fields, you need to enter the package, FYvariant, dimension, final and preliminary category and a dummy transaction type, I don´t understand why the transaction type is a dummy.

Do someone can help me?

Why should we select Transaction type 900 (software)? Why is Transaction Type a dummy?


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  • Oct 29, 2017 at 07:05 PM

    This is simply a default transaction type or flow to be used when your base data (universal Journal) does not have transaction type assigned to it. If you have the t.type in source, this will be kept when moving to RTC.

    Flow is part of the BPC modelling and you need that even for P&L accounts.

    Usually you'd use 999 - Closing or something similar in that.

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