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From BJ Freeman <bjf...@free-man.net>
Subject Re: GlAccountClass & GlAccountType question
Date Mon, 06 Sep 2010 14:10:13 GMT
Carsten:
have you thought about using a ftl to create an export for quickbooks or 
quicken home and business?

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Carsten Schinzer sent the following on 9/6/2010 6:18 AM:
> Hi Jonatan,
>
>
> I admit I thought this was much easier when I started with a mapping last
> year.
> My basic understanding is just as yours, however, I have no proven case with
> that yet. As my first project is just going hot live these days, I need to
> wating for some figures before fully trusting what I did and meanwhile
> keeping parallel books :-/ (you can't do that with a 10+ Txn per day shop, I
> am afraid, unless you really have nothing else to do).
>
> Kind regards
>
>
> Carsten
>
>
> 2010/8/19 Jonatan Soto<seniledementia@gmail.com>
>
>> After a huge research on that topic I found very useful information about
>> it, but still having doubts about what will be the effect if I try to
>> change
>> the GlAccountClass hierarchy.
>>
>> This topic (
>> http://osdir.com/ml/user.ofbiz.apache.org/2009-07/msg00484.html)
>>   describes
>> very well the difference between them so in short my conclusions are:
>>
>> GlAccountType:  It is used to map GlAccounts for automatic posts purposes
>> on
>> the GL.
>> GlAccountClass: It is basically used for reporting purposes.
>>
>> (Please correct me if my assumptions are wrong)
>>
>> I've spent few hours reviewing the code seeking for the impact of doing
>> this. I believe that other companies/projects based in Ofbiz have had to do
>> it in some way in order to adapt it to their corresponding accountancy
>> models. I really appreciate if someone can share a similar experience about
>> this task.
>>
>> On the other hand, I think GlAccountType is harder to redefine. The reason
>> that makes me think so is because needs recheck every service where an
>> automatic post is involved and in some cases changing the whole
>> implementation. BTW I believe (not sure at all) it's reusable using the
>> OOTB
>> values, at least in my case.
>>
>>
>> TIA
>>
>> *
>> *
>>
>>
>> --
>> -----
>>
>> Jonatan Soto
>>
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