For each translation group, a separate rule group is created for converting dimensions. A set of dimension conversion options is then determined for this group.

  1. Click General ledger> Setup> Translation> Dimension groupsto open the Dimension groupsform.

  2. In the Rule groupfield, select the translation group for which dimension conversion rules are being set up.

    Note Note

    You can set several conversion rules for one translation group.

  3. On the Overviewtab, in the Dimension groupfield, enter a unique dimension group code.

  4. In the Descriptionfield, enter a text description of the dimension group.

  5. On the Rules for dimensionstab, press CTRL+N to create a new line.

  6. In the Dimension field, select the dimension type for the source company for which the conversion rule is being configured.

  7. In the From dimension codeand To dimension codefields, select the first and last value for the interval to set the dimension value interval.

  8. In the Conversion methodfield, select the method according to which the translated transaction for the source company is converted from the following options:

    • No changes– The current dimension is transferred with no changes.

    • Company code– The current dimension is changed to the source company code.

    • Value– The current dimension is replaced with the given value.

    • Customer/vendor– The current dimension is replaced with the customer or vendor code.

  9. In the To dimensionfield, select the dimension type from the list for the target company into which the values are being transferred.

  10. In the To dimension codefield, select the target company code into which the source company's transaction dimension is to be moved during translation.

    Note Note

    This field is activated only when you select Valuein the Conversion methodfield.

  11. Press CTRL+S or close the form.

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