An Error while importing Analytical Accounting Budget

One of my clients is using Analytical Accounting to link cost centers with expense accounts, and therefore they are using the Analytical Accounting budget to specify a budget for both Projects (CAPEX) and to link their expense accounts with cost centers and specify a budget for each cost center on each expense account to manage their OPEX.

While loading the budget into the system, the user reported that he getting the below error:

Error converting data type varchar to numeric

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Searching around the blogosphere and the partner source, I notice the same issue with version 8.0 and 9.0, but the customer is using version 2010 R2!

Performing deep investigations on the issue returned that one of periods contained a blank line instead of “ZERO”!! which been a tough task to be found through 6,000 lines and 12 periods!

Hope you get rid of this if found!


Regards,

Mohammad R. Daoud MVP – MCT
MCP, MCBMSP, MCTS, MCBMSS
+962 – 79 – 999 65 85
me@mohdaoud.com
www.mohdaoud.com

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About Mohammad R. Daoud
Mohammad R. Daoud has been working as a Microsoft Dynamics GP consultant since 2004. His career path started with version 7.5; he studied every single tip of the application technicalities and did allot of successful implementations that includes functional consultations, analysis, and custom development projects. He holds a graduate degree in Computer Science and currently he is pursuing MBA degree in Accounting. In January 2007 he was nominated to the Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP) certificate and was certified in April 2008 due to his online contributions in the Dynamics Community (Dynamics GP Newsgroups, Forums, User Groups and his blog: http://mohdaoud.blogspot.com). Worth to mention that he was also listed as one of the Microsoft Dynamics Top 100 Most Influential People in 2009 by DynamicsWorld. And more... • Demonstrated Passion for MS Products through participating in beta testing for some product versions, an effective member of Microsoft Connect. • Talented in securing strong high quality relationships with premier customers, partners and sales teams passionately and profitably. • Dedicated to meeting the expectations and requirements of internal and/or external customers • Problem Solver – Uses systematic approach to uncover true problem(s) and practical solution and can marshal resources to solve problem! • Proven record of effective account management, including Account Planning, Opportunity Management, and Business Management Excellence and working as part of a larger virtual team • Successful in delivering high quality technical engagements in the enterprise Dynamics GP implementations area according to customer requirements. • Dedicated, Committed, Self Motivated, Creative and highly focused with excellent communication, Negotiation, presentation, Active Listening and Objection Handling skills. • Experienced in Profitable researches and studies including white papers and technical presentations.

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