What is document type, and what does it control? Examples.
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Answer / bhaskar
Document type controls the document header and is used to
differentiate the business transactions to be posted.
ex: customer invoice,vendor payments etc..Document types
are defined at client level and therefore valid for all
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Answer / giri
The Document Type is a two-character alphanumeric key that
1.The Document Type distinguishes between types of business
transactions that are posted.Ex.SA: General Ledger
acounting Document,DR: Customer Invoice,DZ: Customer Payment
2.The Document Type controls the Account Types that may be
used in the posting with this Document Type .Ex.
D: Customer Accounts
K: Vendor Accounts
S: G/L Accounts
A: Assets Accounts
M: Material Accounts
3.The Document Type is assigned a Number Range, which
controls how Document Numbers are assigned
4.The Document Type can be used as a sort criteria
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Answer / madi
hi, according to my knowledge, document type is somethg
which help us to clearify whether a document to be posted
is a G/L document or customer document or vendor document
it controls through, document no.range, posting key.
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Answer / geetha
A key that distinguishes the business transactions to be
The document type determines where the document is stored
as well as the account types to be posted.
Document Header. Controlled by the Document type.
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Answer / suvarna
Document Type tells you instantly what sort of a Business
Transaction is in question. This is useful for ex: when
displaying line items.
It controls on the user for processing information. This
can be achieved through authorization group.
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Answer / chandan
Document Type Control:-
-No Range of Document
-Positng Key (Debit OR Credit)
-Filed Status (Which filed required)
We enter the G/L Document
Enter the date
Document Type: SA (G/L Account Document)
Account : 100000-Accounts
Debit or Credit : Debit-Posting Key
Filed Status : Which filed required layout of document
When we post the document no gentered: That is No. Range of
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Answer / venkat
we can find out the document through Document types.
Document types control the Number Range Interval
Document type control document header data
Document types define at client level
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Answer / mano
DOCUMENT TYPE IT CAN DEFINE POSTING DOCUMENT LIKE INVOICE, PAYMENT, GL,ETC,
IT IS EASY TO WHEN WE SEE HOW MANY DOCUMENTS POSTED BY DOCUMENT WISE.
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Answer / sandy
DOCUMENT TYPE IS NOTHING BUT VOUCHER CONTAINING LINE
ITEMS.WITH THE HELP OF DOCUMENT TYPE WE CAN IDENTIFY THE
IT CONTROLS HEADER AND FOOTER
IT CONTROLS LINE ITEMS DISPLAY
IT CONTROLS NUMBER RANGES
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