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Why OpenERP Not allow to change account code.

on 2/26/15, 3:22 PM 1,494 views

We had OpenERP most stable version and around 10 GB of records.

Now we need to change many account code, but it shows errors


Warning !

You cannot change the code of account which contains journal items!

What should todo change account code now ? experts share tricks & rights solutions.



Ermin Trevisan

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| 6 5 7
Walchwil, Switzerland
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Ermin Trevisan
On 3/23/15, 4:55 AM

The proper (and in most countries only legal) way to do this is to close the accounts at the end of an appropriate period, establish the new accounts and to transfer the balances from the old to the new accounts. Anything else would be considered as illegal in all countries I know.

Thanks, It seems useful answer.

on 3/23/15, 3:05 PM


| 6 5 7
Lodz, Poland

On 2/26/15, 3:42 PM


    # For legal reason (forbiden to modify journal entries which belongs to a closed fy or period), Forbid to modify
    # the code of an account if journal entries have been already posted on this account. This cannot be simply
    # 'configurable' since it can lead to a lack of confidence in Odoo and this is what we want to change.


What happen if I change code via SQL direct in database ? Because its must need to change for a database. ??? Does OpenERP stop to work ???

on 3/16/15, 7:19 AM

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