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Accounting: Account Type Duplicates

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Billie Mead
on 1/31/15, 3:56 PM 610 views

Accounting > Accounts > Account Types

Asset
Bank
Cash
Cash

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This is immediately following a clean install. Why are there duplicates showing up? And isn’t this a potential disaster? Even the code names are duplicates.

You detailed compare both types (values in views), identical?

zbik
on 1/31/15, 4:14 PM

NO disaster, probably duplicate.

zbik
on 1/31/15, 4:20 PM

but ... DO NOT remove now! Post a reply and wait for answer/comment.

zbik
on 1/31/15, 4:41 PM
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Billie Mead
On 2/1/15, 6:01 PM

Thanks, this happens on every install we do. 

I checked and for example the Cash Account Types...

One is web#ID5:
Account Type: Cash
Code: cash
P&L / BS Category: Balance Sheet (Asset account)
Deferral Method: Balance

The other is web#ID19:
Account Type: Cash
Code: cash
P&L / BS Category: Balance Sheet (Asset account)
Deferral Method: Balance

There are also two account types for Equity, Income, Liability. I think it has to do with using a Chart of Account Template but this is really very frightening as a starting point for an enterprise level accounting system. I am going to rename the duplicates to ___2 (Cash2, Equity2, Income2, Liability2) so I can see everywhere is shows up and then try and change it to the first unnumbered entry.

That's what I propose. Duplication bug in l10n_us.

zbik
on 2/2/15, 4:00 AM

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