Set Up New G/L Department - Field Descriptions

Use the table below for reference when completing the fields on this screen.

Fields

Descriptions

Copy from

G/L department

Enter the G/L department code you wish to copy from or click the drop-down arrow to display the G/L Departments window.

G/L account

All of the accounts corresponding to the G/L department code entered will default. The account code displays as the G/L department with an asterisk.

Include 'Inactive' accounts?

Select this check box to copy over any ‘Inactive’ G/L account codes from the current department to the new department; otherwise, leave this check box clear to copy only ‘Active’ accounts (this is the default).

Overwrite existing G/L accounts?

Select this check box to overwrite information for any existing G/L account codes in the new department; otherwise, leave this check box clear to add new codes but leave existing codes unchanged (this is the default).

Copy to

Department and Description

Enter the department(s) you want to copy the current codes to, or click the drop-down arrow to display the G/L Departments window. After selecting a department, the corresponding department description displays. Entries in this field must be valid departments currently set up in G/L Department File Maintenance.