You want to create an entry for a supplier via journal entry vouchers, nevertheless the system returns an error.
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Reproducing the Issue
Go to General Ledger work center.
- Click New Journal Entry Voucher, under Common Tasks.
- Select journal entry type as 00084 - Manual Entry for Accounts Payable and screen variant 626 - Manual Write-up/Write--Down Accounts Pay.
- Add a credit/debit lines. One wit referece to the desired supplier account.
The error is raised as follows: 'No postings available for supplier <supplier ID and name> and company <company ID and name>'
The error message is valid. By checking the account balance in the General tab of the supplier account monitor, you see that there is no G/L Account/balance.
The journal entry type 0085 with screen variant 626 is used to make manual adjustment and/or marking the amount e.g. as bad debt. Journal entry vouchers do not create items in the supplier account monitor nor clear documents.
If you wish to post a transaction so that it appears in the supplier account monitor, use the New Charge/Credit function in the supplier account monitor. Otherwise, postings shall exist for the supplier so that the journal entry voucher can be posted.
Help Document: Manual Entries for Accounts Payable
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