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RESOLVED! The following fields are invalid: - Account Receivable - Account Payable

Georges Habache
on 2/9/15, 11:53 PM 5,897 views

We recently added modules, namely Accounting, and since then, when we create a customer or company as a "contact" card, it now says the following:

The following fields are invalid:
- Account Receivable
- Account Payable

Its very annoying as we have to manually create random unique account receivable and payable numbers every time. We removed all the related modules (Accounting, etc.) but the accounting tab is still there. Its like if the removal of modules don't perform a clean uninstall.

Any idea?

Georges Habache
On 2/12/15, 12:48 PM


I created another account online, then made sure that all account receivable and payables matched (I recreated all accounts and sub parent related accounts as needed on my problematic account), then they AP and AR would appear in their respective drop-down lists but wouldn't be selected by default.

To fix them to be selected by default, I had to activate the developer mode by clicking on my name then select "About Odoo" and click "Activate the developer mode". Then go on the page for entering accounts payable and receivable, choose the right account numbers then above the save / discard button you may see a selection box drop down list. Select "set defaults". Choose the parameters you want to make default.

Hope this helps many.

Sean Donovan
On 6/2/16, 2:36 PM

The answer is here


under "Properties" although the path is different in v9.0, it is Settings -> Parameters -> Company Properties, then create a new one with "Name" property_account_receivable, "field:" Account Receivable", Resource empty, "Value" account.account,2 (where 2 is the ID number).

Do the same for Payable.

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Asked: 2/9/15, 11:53 PM
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Last updated: 6/2/16, 2:36 PM