How to: Indent and Validate Chart of Accounts
You can indent and validate the chart of accounts in the G/L Account Card window. You can enter a maximum of 20 numbers. Accounts are sorted in string order, as shown in the following example.
To indent and validate the chart of accounts
In the Search box, enter Chart of Accounts, and then choose the related link.
To open the G/L Account Card window, choose New.
On the General FastTab, in the No. field, enter the number of the general ledger account that you are setting up.
In the Account Type field, select Posting or Heading. Posting implies that entries can be posted to the account. Heading implies that entries cannot be posted to the account.
Note For Portugal, select Posting or Total in the Account Type field.
In the Income Stmt. Bal. Acc. field, select the account to which the changes will be sent after correction.
Enter information into the other relevant fields.
Choose the OK button to close the G/L Account Card window.
In the Chart of Accounts window, select an account, and then choose Indent Chart of Accounts.
To validate the chart of accounts, choose the Yes button in the dialog box. After validation, you will be notified whether the chart of accounts is correct.
Choose the OK button.
To validate the chart of accounts in Portugal
In the Chart of Accounts window, click Actions, point to Functions, and then choose Check Chart of Accounts.
Choose the Yes button.