Balancing-Rule: General tab

Complete the fields on the General tab as follows.

Field Contents



Enter a mandatory name for the Balancing-Rule. This is the logical name that is used to reference the Balancing-Rule object throughout the software. Respect the naming conventions.


The Version is a numeric reference that you enter manually to designate which version of a given Balancing-Rule this represents.[FOR DETAILS Versions and validity periods]


Enter an optional free-text description for the Balancing-Rule. This text appears in the Entity Browser (Label field) and as a tooltip when you position the cursor over the Balancing-Rule object.


This field displays the current status of the Balancing-Rule, set to ToBeChecked by default. You cannot directly change the status in this field. [FOR DETAILS: life cycle and statuses]

Validity periods

[FOR DETAILS Versions and validity periods]

Any given version of a Balancing-Rule is only valid and applicable during a specific time period.

To define this period, you specify its start date and end date, as follows.


Start date




Use to set the start and end dates of the validity period.


End date




From the drop-down list select a version of a Business-Document which describes the format of the Output-Events you want to balance by applying this Rule.

If you change the Business-Document, AccountingIntegrator Enabler displays the warning message: "Selected Business-Document object has been changed: do you want to keep compatible balancing fields?" If you answer:


Then AccountingIntegrator Enabler...


only deletes those fields referenced in the Balancing-Rule that are not compatible with the new format.

Compatible fields must have the same name, but can have different data types or definitions. When AccountingIntegrator Enabler checks the Balancing-Rule object it verifies the coherence of fields referenced in the Rule.


deletes all fields referenced in the Balancing-Rule and the associated Balance sets.

If the compensation option is selected and:

  • No Business-Document is selected on this tab (value set to <none>), AccountingIntegrator Enabler does not display anything in the mappings panes on the Compensation tab.
  • The Business-Document changes (value different from <none>), AccountingIntegrator Enabler warns you that the mappings will be lost and prompts you to confirm.

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