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Status Future consideration
Created by Guest
Created on Nov 1, 2022

Locking of account codes to prevent data import

Currently, the Cognos allows data entry into account codes that have been locked for data entry when using the "export data" option in cognos controller link (excel add-in).

The system should not allow the data to be imported (neither through excel add-in nor through import functionality) into locked account codes.

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    Maximilien de Chestret
    Nov 4, 2022

    The locking of cells is done currently only in the UI of the form template. So it works only for data entry in the rich client. The enhancement would be to be able to have an option to lock accounts in the account structure definition and then have IF statements for any type of import ( via the excel link or via external source) that will reject data import to locked accounts. An other solution but more complex would be to have time stamp on the account structure definition.